Tag: <span>Syria</span>

Climate: The Path to War

When we hear about Syria in the news we are repeatedly disheartened. We see a country in shambles, bombs exploding, injured children… The media discusses the increased political tensions in the area and the threat of international war.┬áThe world is trying to find homes for millions of refugees fleeing the …

Conflict in Syria: What is the Role of Climate Change?

By Timothy Markle, M.S. in Climate Science and Policy 2016 Each winter, the winds around the Mediterranean Sea shift and blow onshore. As a result, quenching seasonal rains fall on a land that receives less than 10 inches per year. The water collects and fills the rivers, streams, and natural …