How climate change is fueling extremism

Por Isabelle Gerretsen

Para a CNN

 

Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires.

 

Parts of Africa and the Middle East are experiencing erratic harvests, heavy storms and the worst drought in the past 900 years.

 

Experts say that people here who are struggling to provide for their families are vulnerable to the influence of extremist recruits who offer them work and food.