Syria’s drought 'has likely been its worst in 900 years'


New findings show a ‘convergence of evidence’ that climate change has influenced the Syrian drought, Climate Central reports

The relentless flow of refugees from the Middle East into Europe continues to raise tensions across the region.

This weekend, fires ignited at a refugee camp in Calais, France, and countries are beginning to tighten their borders as more than 1 million people have streamed into Europe in the past year. The 1 million refugees represent just a portion of the 4.2 million that have fled Syria in all directions. And that’s on top of the 7.6 million people internally displaced in Syria who are trapped in limbo in their home country.

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