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New study establishes causal link between climate, conflict, and migration

23 Jan 2019, IIASA

IIASA-led research has established a causal link between climate, conflict, and migration for the first time, something that has been widely suggested in the media but for which scientific evidence is scarce. The research finds that climate change has played a significant role in migration, with droughts linked to exacerbating conflict, especially in western Asia.



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