Special Series: Climate Change

Dry Farm

Climate and Conflict: Why Politicians Should Understand How Climate Change Poses a Threat to Security

The review of 55 scientific articles shows that deviations from moderate climate and precipitation patterns systematically increase the risk of violence and conflict, both on an interpersonal level (assaults, murder, rape) and an intergroup level (political conflicts).

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Poverty Trap, or Ticket to Economic Growth? Forecasting the Impact of Climate Change on Migration and Global Inequality

A new study models the long-run effects of global warming on agricultural productivity and its impact on migration flows in low- and middle-income countries.

Global Climate Change

Putting a (New) Price Tag on Global Warming

A new model suggests that future costs of climate change have been underestimated.

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Editor’s Note: Forecasting Effects of Climate Change

An introduction to a series on climate change.