In 2015 the media exploded with coverage linking climate change to the crisis in Syria. This lecture looks behind those headlines to explore the complex links between climate change, drought and the start of the conflict. The lecture also looks at what the future might hold and examines some of the latest research exploring the links between climate change and armed conflict across the world.
This event is free but tickets are required. Ticket are availble in person form the box office, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0191 227 5500.
Image Credit: Department for International Development/Russell Watkins
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