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Warming planet equals more violence

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Friday, August 02, 2013

CNN.com: A new study in the journal Science shows that shifts in climate historically have been associated with violent conflicts.

When the temperature rises, so does aggression -- and that can lead to large-scale consequences, considering that climate change is turning up the heat over the entire planet.

 

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