Thursday, April 24, 2008

Think Tank: Climate Change May Spark Global Conflicts

FOX News

Britain's oldest think tank, the Royal United Services Institute, on Wednesday released a report saying climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars, according to various news reports.
The group's report says climate change could "become a primary driver of conflicts between and within states" as the fight for natural resources intensifies and hundreds of millions are displaced by droughts, floods and famine.
The think tank adds that such conflicts would last for centuries unless the problem is controlled and "slow and inadequate" responses to climate change turn to quick responses.

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