The human consequences of climate change are the focus of this new season of the GroundTruth podcast. Reporting fellows Laura Heaton and Nichole Sobecki begin our journey in one of the hottest, driest countries on earth: Somalia.
For 25 years, drought and war have reinforced each other in a deadly cycle in Somalia. Environmental changes spark violence, and conflict leads to further environmental destruction.
With climate change, the underlying causes of Somalia's long-running civil war are only getting worse. Refugees and a former al-Shabab fighter share their stories of adaptation and survival.