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TEDxBerkeley talk: Climate, Conflict, and African Development

Ted presented at the February 2014 TEDxBerkeley event at Zellerbach Hall. He discussed results from his paper 2013 Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict, which he co-authored with Solomon Hsiang and Marshall Burke and appeared in Science

War and Institutions: New Evidence from Sierra LeonePublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentPolitical Economy and Conflict2006
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Poverty and Violence: An Overview of Recent Research and Implications for Foreign AidBook ChapterEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2007
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Analysis of statistical power reconciles drought-conflict results in AfricaWorking PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimateResearch Methodology2016
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Poverty and Crime in 19th Century GermanyPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimateOtherPolitical Economy and Conflict2006
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Climate and ConflictOtherEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2015
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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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Poverty and Witch KillingPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2005
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Reconciling climate-conflict meta-analyses: reply to Buhaug et al.Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2014
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Temperature and violencePublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2014
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Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone’s Post-war Institutional ReformsBook ChapterAfrican DevelopmentPolitical Economy and Conflict2016
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Warming Increases the Risk of Civil War in AfricaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2009
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War and Local Collective Action in Sierra LeonePublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentPolitical Economy and Conflict2009
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Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: An Instrumental Variables ApproachPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2004
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The Climate Change Conflict NexusUN Dispatch
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The Clog’s Guide to TEDxBerkeleyThe Daily Californian
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A Recap of Last Weekend’s TEDxBerkeleyEast Bay Express
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TEDxBerkeley’s 2014 Event Boasts 20 Inspirational SpeakersBusinessWire
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Campus Event Channels TED SpiritUC Berkeley News Center
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Rethink, Redesign and Recreate Your Future at TEDxBerkeley 2014We Blog The World
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Civil Conflicts and Wars: The Pity of it AllDNA India
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Climate Change and Violence Linked, Breakthrough Study FindsHuffington Post
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UC Berkeley Study Says Climate Change Increases Human ViolenceSan Francisco Business Times
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Study: Global Conflicts to Heat Up as Climate WarmsEarthweek - A Diary of the Planet
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Chilling News on Climate ChangeMonterey County Herald
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El cambio climático multiplicará la violencia por todo el planetaMateria
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Economists are getting to grips with the impact of climate changeFreenewspos
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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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How climate change makes the world more violentThe Washington Post
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Al mal tiempo, buenas ideas. O cómo inspirarse en los días de lluviaLa Nacion
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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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There’s a Surprisingly Strong Link Between Climate Change and ViolenceWashington Post: Wonk Blog
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Listen More Closely to Africa’s Voice on Climate ChangeThe New Times Rwanda
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Listen More Closely to Africa’s Voice on Climate ChangeSierra Express Media
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Listen More Closely to Africa’s Voice on Climate ChangeAll Africa
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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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Understanding African Development: Trends and ProspectsSan Francisco, CA, USAMarch 9, 2013
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Conflict, Climate, and African Development (Oxford)Oxford, UKMarch 18, 2013
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Conflict, Climate, and African Development (Harvard)Cambridge, MA, USAApril 2, 2013
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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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World Bank Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) LectureWashington, DC USASeptember 15, 2015
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Master of Development Practice (MDP) Special Lecture SeriesUC BerkeleyNovember 13, 2014
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International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC): The Economics of Civil WarSan Diego, CADecember 7, 2014
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Masters in Development Practice (MDP) ChatEvans Hall, U.C. BerkeleyNovember 21, 2014
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Using Foreign Aid to Stop ConflictMarketplace
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Weather and ViolenceNew York Times
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How to Prevent War and FamineForbes
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Is it Africa’s Turn?Boston Review
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Stop Conflict Before It StartsBloomberg Businessweek
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Africa Unleashed: Explaining the Secret of a Belated BoomForeign Affairs
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Do Conflicts Cause Poverty, or Vice VersaVox
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Africa’s Turn?
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Economic Gangsters
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