American Security Project’s Andrew Holland, Senior Fellow for Energy and Climate, was quoted in a recent article in the New York Times.
In the article, “Old Forecast of Famine May Yet Come True,” Holland speaks of the potential for increased unrest and conflict in the future because of climate change:
There is a rigorous correlation between food price spikes and urban unrest… There was a food price spike in 2008, and you can see unrest spread throughout Africa. And there’s a relatively clear line that leads from the food price spike in 2010 to unrest in the Middle East and the Arab Spring.
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