Climate change an 'unconscionable' threat to peace: German foreign office
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Ministers from a dozen countries discussed stronger international cooperation on climate security threats at a conference in Berlin on Tuesday
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“A destabilized Earth system implies unconscionable risks for peace and security,” “spurring social upheaval… and even contributing to new violent conflicts”. “We are living in a very dangerous moment, a deeply disturbing moment and a war on science.”
the UN security council debated the relationship between climate stresses and violent conflict. The body has formally acknowledged climate change as a destabilising factor in Somalia, West Africa and the Sahel.
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