Climate change will turn us into a nation of hotheads

08 July 2019 - 08:00 By Lucas Nowicki
Climate change is likely to make SA society even more violent, say scientists.
Climate change is likely to make SA society even more violent, say scientists.
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Climate change fears are often focused on SA’s biodiversity, but higher temperatures will also fuel violence, experts have warned.

And countries like SA, which already have high levels of violence and a rapidly warming climate, may be particularly vulnerable to this underappreciated consequence of climate change, the scientists warn.

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