Guest Column by Kathy Conway and Alan Journet, Ashland Daily Tidings, March 23rd 2020 and Ashland Community Connection, April 2nd 2020
Climate change has a powerful impact on interactions among humans. As temperatures increase and climate chaos ensues, tensions and conflicts rise.
There exist persuasive arguments suggesting the revolution known as the Arab Spring was driven to some extent by climate chaos compromising wheat production and bread supplies. Tensions created by these shortages and rising prices led to substantial conflict.