Global Warming Making People More Violent

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•31 Aug 5, 2013

A study published in the journal Science found that extremely hot and dry weather resulted in greater levels of conflict, and posited that for every degree Fahrenheit increase in average temperature, violent crime in the U.S. would rise by 2 to 4 percent. What do you think?

  • “I tend to just want to take a nap.”

    Leonard Hegedus –
    Induction Furnace Operator

  • “But the hotter it is the more ice cream trucks there will be!”

    Rob Still –
    Dog Pound Attendant

  • “You’re really starting to piss me off.”

    Jayson Pearson –
    Dairy Bacteriologist