Climate-Related Disasters Boost Risk of Conflict in Vulnerable Countries

Droughts will linger longer and flood waters will reach further inland due to climate change in the coming years, and those disasters will also prove to exacerbate armed conflicts in developing countries across the globe, new research posits.

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Abortions During the Pandemic

Federal judges in Alabama and Ohio blocked coronavirus-related orders banning nonessential medical procedures from restricting abortion access. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson found that such an order is likely to “fully prevent women from exercising their righ to obtain an abortion,” given Alabama’s time limits on when women can undergo the procedure.

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