Narrow Media Coverage of Study linking Climate Change to Syria Conflict Misses Fractious Debate on a Field's Scholarship

This week a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) received widespread media coverage.  The paper’s takeaway was tweeted by all those reporting on it.
The drought that sparked Syria’s civil war has been linked to climate change. My story: http://t.co/UOTb50ye0B pic.twitter.com/nIcPD6rb9J

— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) March 2, 2015
New study, out today, provides strongest links yet between global warming and conflict http://t.co/W9Uyt6gNgP pic.twitter

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