Rabat - In a recent interview, Francesco Femia, the co-founder for the Center for Climate and Security, articulated the impact of climate change on the current crisis in Syria.

Syrians prayed for rain in Damascus after Bashar al-Assad called for citizens to make their personal pleas. Photograph: Youssef Badawi/EPA
Syrians prayed for rain in Damascus after Bashar al-Assad called for citizens to make their personal pleas. Photograph: Youssef Badawi/EPA
Rebecca Sawatzki is student of International Relations pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Loyola University Chicago with minors in Arabic and French Languages.