Warmists Admit: ‘We can’t say climate change caused the civil war’ in Syria

From the WaPo Wonk Blog:

WP: To be clear here, you’re not saying drought caused the conflict. But these environmental stresses were an overlooked factor in creating unrest?

FF: The conflict is ongoing, so it’s hard right now to study the dynamics in Syria and look at exactly how population movements might have put pressure on the economic and social dynamics in various areas. So we’re not making any claim to causality here. We can’t say climate change caused the civil war. But we can say that there were some very harsh climatic conditions that led to instability.

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3 thoughts on “Warmists Admit: ‘We can’t say climate change caused the civil war’ in Syria”

  1. Thanks for making out an obvious point that the media and academia love to gloss over. But if you ask them about Europe’s wars of religion, they always talk about the hatred between Catholics and Protestants. They’d never mention that many of those wars were wars over land, trade, and other resources. When it comes to Christian war, it’s always about intoleration. But with Moslem wars…gotta be something else causing them to fight.

  2. But no mention of the struggle going on for over 1400 years of the shia and sunni killing each other because they are not muzlim enough.

  3. “Warmists Admit: ‘We can’t say climate change caused the civil war’ in Syria.”
    No, but I’m sure with a few million dollars in grants from the defense department, we can confidently find a direct connection.

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