Drought conditions can foster conflict but this is rare.
It is misguided to blame armed conflict and violence on climate change alone.
Emmanuel Macron, president of France, gestures during a special address in Davos, Switzerland.
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The French president said he would eliminate all coal-fired plants in his country by 2021, while his US counterpart is pushing policies intended to make them more profitable. Either way, the laws of economics will win.
Tropical rainforests are among the biggest contributors to the global greening boom.
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The globe is greening as plants grow faster in response to rising carbon dioxide. But a new analysis shows they aren't using more water to do it - a rare piece of good news for our changing planet.
A man navigates a dry riverbed in Bamako, Mali. Climate change is contributing to community upheavals.
Generally conflicts are not caused by climate change. But it can lead to complex security risks.
How does Peter Singer’s figure of 750 million fit within the range of estimates on ‘climate change refugees’?
Ethicist Peter Singer told Q&A that climate change-related sea level rises are "estimated to cause something like 750 million refugees just moving away from that flooding". Is that accurate?
How will climate change affect our conception chances?
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A world of warmer weather may be bad news for reproductive health and birth rates.
People don’t want refugees for the same reason they reject climate change.
Most evidence shows that climate change is caused by humans and immigration is good for the economy. So why do many of us reject these notions anyway?
South Africa is heavily dependent on burning coal to generate electricity.
Environmental racism remains a reality in South Africa. It is poor, black citizens who live on the most damaged land and in the most polluted neighbourhoods.
How can researchers be their own guardian?
What are the pressures on researchers that could lead to misrepresentation of facts? Do the "guardians need a guard"?