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As Planet Heats Up, Conflicts Do Too

As the planet heats up from the effects of climate change, so, too, can conflicts. At the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday, diplomats discussed the importance of recognizing global warming as a risk factor that can exacerbate intercommunal tensions and drive recruits into the hands of terrorist groups. "Climate change is inextricably linked to some of the most pressing security challenges of our time," U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told the council. "We...

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