Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Climate Change and the Arab Spring

. Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Don't have time for a more substantive post right now, but I want to keep the lights on here so I thought I'd pass along this interesting-looking report from CAP on the possible relationship between climate change and the Arab Spring. I've blogged before about how external monetary dynamics could have played a role by effecting commodity prices which helped motivate the uprising, but obviously Fed policy isn't the only thing that moves commodity prices. Draughts and other climate-related factors could very well play a role as well.

(ht: Josh Kertzer)


Climate Change and the Arab Spring
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