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Study finds warmer climate can trigger increase in human conflict

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Black smoke billows from the chimeny of an industrial plant is the northern Lebanese coastal town of Anfeh, near Tripoli. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

If summer temperatures have you hot and bothered, you might not be the only one. A new study published in the journal Science finds a link between global warming and human violence ... everything from domestic abuse to large scale civil war.

Here to tell us more is Edward Miguel. He's a co-author of the study and an economics professor at UC Berkeley. 

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