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Civil conflicts are twice as likely to occur during El Niño years

September 19th, 2011 by Nature

Civil conflicts are twice as likely to occur during El Niño years, when conditions are typically warmer, than in cooler La Niña years, suggests a paper published in the 25 August 2011 issue of Nature. This is the first demonstration that the stability of modern societies relates strongly to global climates.