Tikkun, September 21, 2020

the Pentagon and other military groups believe that climate change will increase the potential for instability, terrorism and war by reducing access to food and clean water and by causing tens of millions of desperate refugees to flee from droughts, wildfire, floods, storms, and other effects of climate change.

Already, a major, multi-year drought in Syria drove many farmers off their land into already overcrowded cities, where discontent and protests boiled over into a civil war. which resulted in some 600,000 deaths and millions uprooted from their homes. A major drought in the Sudan similarly resulted in a civil war there.