Conflict & Justice

Study Links Extreme Hot Weather with Conflicts in the Tropics


An armed man in South Sudan (Photo: Steve Evans/Flickr)

A new study has found a strong correlation between extreme hot and dry weather and conflict in the tropics. Host Marco Werman speaks with the study's lead author, Solomon Hsaing, who looked back over more than 50 years of data on climate and conflict.

Player utilities

This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.