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Land Distribution Problems and Conflict

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Thomas Homer-Dixonis the Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Toronto . He's the author of the book Environment, Scarcity, and Violence. His latest book is The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization.

A lot of people think that the rhetoric about the connections between war and the environment are too hysterical. Wars aren't about oil, they aren't about water. People think there is an over-dramatization of the connection between the environment and security.

Jerome asked Thomas how he reacts as someone who studies the environment and security for a living and how he approaches this topic...

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