Monday, June 28, 2010

More for the list: Global warming blamed for kidnapping, rape, robbery, and carjackings

Does Climate Change Cause Crime? | Blue Living Ideas
Here’s the theory: climate change contributes to rising temperatures and dropping water levels, which in turn leads to lower catch volume and smaller fish, which pushes some Lake Naivasha fishermen in Nairobi’s Rift Valley to cast their nets into the world of crime. Naivasha police say that most of their recent arrests for kidnapping, rape, robbery, carjackings and other crimes have been of fishermen, up to ten a week.

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