IS and climate change - an inconvenient truth for Republicans

Cole, Juan
http://equaltimes.org/is-and-climate-change-an?lang=en#.VeR9wX1KiSo

Publisher:  Equal Times
Date Written:  12/08/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17807

US Democratic presidential contender Martin O’Malley sparked controversy last month by saying that the conditions for the rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS, also known as Isil, Isis or Da'esh) were set by the impact on Syria of climate change, which drove farmers from their land into slums around cities and created extreme poverty.

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