chapter  16
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Implications of Global Climate Change for Violence in Developed and Developing Countries: Craig A. Anderson and Matt Delisi

R apid global climate change, taking place over decades rather than millen-nia, is a fact of twenty-–rst-century life. Human activity, especially the release of greenhouse gases, has initiated a general warming trend. The 10 warmest years on record between 1880 and 2008 were the last 10. This trend is expected to continue until the atmospheric composition returns to a preindustrialera norm.