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How Climate Change is Causing War: Christian Parenti's "Tropic of Chaos" (Video): You've probably heard the om...

How Climate Change is Causing War: Christian Parenti's "Tropic of Chaos" (Video): You've probably heard the om...

Christian Parenti's "Tropic of Chaos" You've probably heard the ominous assertion that climate change will become a major driver of conflict around the world, especially in already volatile regions. It's why our military takes climate change seriously (see US Navy Vice Admiral: Climate Change is a Threat Multiplier ) even when its staunchest right-wing supporters don't. But, the above stated 'will become' is misleading: Climate change is already causing violence, conflict, and wars around the globe. Christian Parenti's new book, Tropic of Chaos , reveals exactly how this is unfolding. I spoke with Parenti at the Brooklyn Book Fair, and he outlined the ways that climate change is already subjecting millions to violent conflict and destabilizing our world. Watch:

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