Hsiang, SM, KC Meng, and MA Cane (2011). Civil Conflicts are associated with the global climate. Nature 476: 438-441.
While political dynamics and a history of conflict are the primary predictors of future conflict risk, climatic factors are “threat multipliers,” which can amplify pre-existing patterns of conflict.
Hsiang, SM, and M Burke (2014). Climate, Conflict and Social Stability: What does the evidence say? Climatic Change 123: 39-55.
Hsiang, SM, M Burke, E Miguel (2013). Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict Science 341(6151).
Burke, M, SM Hsiang, E Miguel (2015). Climate and Conflict in Annual Review of Economics 7: 577-617.
Anttila-Hughes JK, SM Hsiang (2012). Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster. SSRN Working Paper.
Houser, T., Hsiang, S., Kopp, R.E., Larsen, K., Delgado, M., Jina, A., Mastrandrea, M., Mohan, S., Muir-Wood, R., Rasmussen, D.J., Rising, J. and P. Wilson. (2015). Economic Risks of Climate Change: An American Prospectus. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.