Collective violence caused by climate change and how it threatens health and human rights.

@article{Levy2014CollectiveVC,
  title={Collective violence caused by climate change and how it threatens health and human rights.},
  author={Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel},
  journal={Health and human rights},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={32-40}
}
The weight of scientific evidence indicates that climate change is causally associated with collective violence. This evidence arises from individual studies over wide ranges of time and geographic location, and from two extensive meta-analyses. Complex pathways that underlie this association are not fully understood; however, increased ambient temperatures and extremes of rainfall, with their resultant adverse impacts on the environment and risk factors for violence, appear to play key roles… CONTINUE READING