What O'Malley Gets Right About ISIS And Climate Change
During the Democratic debate, Martin O'Malley suggested national security threats like ISIS are exacerbated by climate change. Is he right?By Elizabeth Hagedorn | October 14, 2015
Among all the arguments heard Tuesday night over climate change, this one stood out. "Climate change makes cascading threats even worse," O’Malley said.
Martin O’Malley has in the past blamed global warming for the rise of ISIS.
"There was a tremendous drought that hit Syria a number of years ago that drove people off farms into cities. Civil war rose up as a result of protest and repression, and then that led to the civil war and then the vacuum to led to ISIS," O'Malley said on Democracy Now!