Scientists Investigate The Threat Of Nuclear Winter

Scientists Investigate The Threat Of Nuclear Winter

Recently, a panel of scientists have taken a deeper look at the potential global effects of the nuclear arsenals of several of the world’s major powers. The group aimed at discovers just how possible nuclear winter was with different types of weapons, as well as how many nuclear detonations it would take to cause the slightly less devastating “nuclear autumn.” As the power of nuclear weapons has increased over the years, so have the potential consequences, with a single detonation leading to a global decrease in rainfall, crop yields devastated for up to five years, as well as massive radiation belts circling the planet. Earlier this month almost all of the world’s nations elected to ban nuclear weapons outright, however all of the countries who possess nuclear arms, as well as their closest allies, boycotted the vote.

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think


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