Giant Middle East dust storm caused by a changing climate, not human conflict

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01/19/2017 10:47 AM EST

Middle East dust storm as shown by satellite

Researchers have concluded that the most likely cause of a giant dust storm that struck the Middle East in 2015 was climate and unusual weather rather than conflict.

Full story at https://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S48/42/49A24/

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Princeton University, Engineering School

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