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10 April 2012

Arab Spring resulted not only from repressive regimes, but also from underlying climate changes

In an op-ed in the New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman explains how the Arab spring was driven not only by political and economic stresses, but, less visibly, by environmental, population and climate stresses as well. He notes: ┬┤If we focus only on the former and not the latter, we will never be able to help stabilize these societies┬┤.

Source: New York Times | The Other Arab Spring