Darfur: Rainfall And Conflict

@inproceedings{Kevane2008DarfurRA,
  title={Darfur: Rainfall And Conflict},
  author={Michael Kevane and Leslie C. Gray},
  year={2008}
}
Data on rainfall patterns only weakly corroborate the claim that climate change explains the Darfur conflict that began in 2003 and has claimed more than 200 000 lives and displaced more than two million persons. Rainfall in Darfur did not decline significantly in the years prior to the eruption of major conflict in 2003; rainfall exhibited a flat trend in the thirty years preceding the conflict (1972–2002). The rainfall evidence suggests instead a break around 1971. Rainfall is basically… CONTINUE READING

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