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"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.

"Regional" nuclear war would have global effects

New research indicates that a “regional”, limited nuclear war would have even more devastating global consequences than previously expected. In addition to creating a global “nuclear haze” effect that would lead to global famine, a nuclear war involving as few as 100 Hiroshima-size nuclear bombs could cause serious depletion of the world’s ozone layer, leading […]