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Climate linked to increased violence

A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests there's a strong link between climate change and conflict. The working paper reviewed 55 separate studies, concluding that a clear correlation exists between increased violence and changes in weather and temperature. DW spoke to the study’s co-author of the study, Stanford researcher Marshall Burke to find out more.