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Studies: Climate Change a Factor in Disasters in Syria, California

It's the kind of scenario that climate scientists have long predicted. According to a new study, climate change helped set off a chain of events leading to the Syrian civil war. Another study in the same issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found the record-breaking drought crippling the most populous and most productive state in the U.S. bears the same hallmark of climate change. The two studies point to the possibility of clear and present dangers from...

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