The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi73° Sunny

Tonight

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi77° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo50° Clear

Tuesday

Hi77° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo53° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday

Hi68° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi66° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

As climate warms, violence heats up, researchers find

Send to Kindle
Print This
While social commentators have long suggested that extreme heat can unleash the beast in man, formal study of the so-called heat hypothesis — the theory that high temperatures fuel aggressive and violent behavior — is relatively new. Using examples as disparate as road rage, ancient wars and Major League Baseball, scientists have taken early steps to quantify the potential influence of climate warming on human conflict.

View my options or Sign in