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Conflict, Climate, and African Development (Harvard)

In April 2013, Ted was an invited speaker in the Seymour E. & Ruth B. Harris lecture series, where he presented results from his paper Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict. The lecture series is hosted bi-annually by the Department of Economics at Harvard University.

Climate, Conflict and Economic Development: The Next 50 YearsUniversity of Oslo, NorwayOctober 19, 2017
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Life is a Lab Lecture: Climate and ConflictNorwegian School of Economics, Bergen, NorwayOctober 18, 2017
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Conflict, Climate + Development in AfricaZurich, SwitzerlandNovember 16, 2015
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International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC): The Economics of Civil WarSan Diego, CADecember 7, 2014
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TEDxBerkeley talk: Climate, Conflict, and African DevelopmentZellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyFebruary 8, 2014
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Conflict, Climate, and African Development (Oxford)Oxford, UKMarch 18, 2013
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Trump pulling the US out of the Paris climate agreement could be disastrous for the economyBusiness Insider Australia
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Join McArthur on Ending HungerForeign Affairs
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Weather and conflict in Africa: It’s almost winter and ‘strike season’ in South Africa; war more likely in hot yearsMail & Guardian Africa
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Edward Miguel on the Untidy (but Important) Link Between Climate and ViolenceBlum Center for Developing Economies
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Listen More Closely to Africa’s Voice on Climate ChangeThe New Times Rwanda
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Changement climatique : L’Afrique a Aussi Son Mot à DirePressAfrik
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L’Afrique a Aussi Son Mot à Dire Sur le Changement ClimatiqueDakaractu
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Africa’s Loudest Voice on Climate ChangeSpyGhana
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On a Hot Planet, Tempers May FlareFuturity.org
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El cambio climático multiplicará la violencia por todo el planetaMateria
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TEDxBerkeley’s 2014 Event Boasts 20 Inspirational SpeakersBusinessWire
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New Tests Seek Peace in Climate Conflict Blame GameBlog: Simple Climate
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Economists are getting to grips with the impact of climate changeFreenewspos
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Extreme Climatic Conditions Produce Violence and Instability in AfricaVoice of Russia
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Así es el calor: Nórdicos Felices, Playas en Siberia, Conflictos y Efectos Sobre el CrecimientoLa Nacion
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¿Más violentos por el cambio climático?El Dia
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Afrykański Lew Gospodarczy (The African Economic Lion)Rzeczpospolita (Poland)
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El Cambio Climático Nos Hará Más ViolentosEl Nuevo Diario
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Research Suggests Global Warming Related to Increased ViolencePublic Radio International: Living on Earth Blog
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Analysis of statistical power reconciles drought-conflict results in AfricaWorking PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimateResearch Methodology2016
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Climate and ConflictOtherEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2015
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Temperature and violencePublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2014
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Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human ConflictPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2013
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Reconciling Temperature-conflict Results in KenyaWorking PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2013
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Incorporating Climate Uncertainty into Estimates of Climate Change ImpactsPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimateOtherResearch Methodology2015
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Is it Africa’s Turn?Boston Review
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Africa’s Turn?
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