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Brexit was triggered by climate-driven collapse in the Middle East

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Mar 14, 2019 11:59 AM 1+ week ago

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Brexit, the resurgence of the far-right, and the danger of a coming collapse of the European Union, have all escalated on the back of a global migrant crisis that was fuelled by climate change. But if this resurgent right gets it way, climate change will not only escalate, it will make Brexit mayhem look like a cake walk.

Three years ago, a majority of British voters chose to leave the European Union (EU)--and in so doing set the clock ticking for the EU's very future. The vote was won by a narrow majority of 51.9 percent.

But it was really a minority that pushed Britain down this rocky road. As 27.8 percent of the electorate did not turn out to vote, in reality only 37 percent of the electorate actually voted Leave.

All Leave voters are obviously not ...

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