Climate change is contributing to the resurgence of child marriage in northern Kenya, Time reports. Increasingly frequent droughts and a plague of locusts, both linked to climate change, have decimated livestock vital to local pastoral communities. To survive, families are increasingly pulling their daughters from school and marrying them off in exchange for dowries. Child marriage had been falling in Kenya since 1990 when the country ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but has increased in the last five years. In half a century, between 1950 and 2000, Kenya experienced nine droughts. Since 2000, it has endured at least six. (TIME)