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Global nuclear arsenal declines


Over the past twelve months, the world has seen a drop in the number of active nuclear weapons as countries retire aged or obsolete weapons. China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States possess in total approximately 19,000 nuclear weapons.

"Small" nuclear war = global famine

Nuclear famine

Even a “small” nuclear war involving 100 nuclear weapons could produce climate effects severe enough to threaten global famine, warns a new report by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Physicians for Social Responsibility.