Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Drought — a cause of riots

(Université de Genève) UNIGE, in partnership with the universities of Heidelberg and Lucerne, has verified the possibility of a relationship between periods of drought and rioting. The researchers observed a systematic link between the sudden depletion of water resources and the outbreak of unrest. They also succeeded in quantifying the impact of geographic and social factors on the same link. The findings underline the importance of the role of political institutions in the event of a drought.
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