The Role of Climate Change in the Syria Crisis

By: Alex Randall  Posted on

Article reveals that Syrian civil society had its own response to the effects of the drought: to form strong cooperatives, which were actively suppressed by the Assad regime.   Offers an important counterpoint to the crude Hobbesian/Malthusian scenarios painted in more mainstream accounts. Links to a full multimedia report at https://climatemigration.atavist.com/syria-and-climate-change (which is not readily excerptable).
 

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