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Webinar: Climate Change and Conflict

September 25, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm Eastern/4:30 pm Pacific
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One of the little-discussed health effects of climate change is how it increases conflict and can lead to war. Climate change is already creating “climate refugees” and increasing social tensions, especially in the poorer nations of the world.

When farmers abandon their land due to years of drought… communities come to blows over shrinking water supplies… whole villages are displaced by sea level rise, then access to food becomes difficult, personal security plummets, the social order is stressed and violence can result.

Learn more in PSR’s next Climate & Health webinar:

"Climate Change and Conflict”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:30-830 pm EDT

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