Climate craziness of the week: climate change likely to induce food violence

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Famous scene where John Belushi yells “food fight!” in the movie Animal House

Where climate change is most likely to induce food violence
Study finds capable governments more important than weather

From the OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY via Eurekalert

COLUMBUS, Ohio – While climate change is expected to lead to more violence related to food scarcity, new research suggests that the strength of a country’s government plays a vital role in preventing uprisings.

“A capable government is even more important to keeping the peace than good weather,” said Bear Braumoeller, co-author of the study and associate professor of political science at The Ohio State University.

While previous studies had examined the impact of climate change-induced weather patterns on violence and the increased danger of violence in weak or failing states, this is the first study to demonstrate that the combination of the two risk factors is even more dangerous than they…

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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One Response to Climate craziness of the week: climate change likely to induce food violence

  1. lenrosen4 says:

    Hi Rashid, This is one of a number of climate change scenarios that the American military describe in their report on climate change impacts. Not a surprise to read.

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