Tuesday, December 12, 2006

One Little Nuclear War Can Ruin Your Whole Century

Or at least a good portion of it, according Alan Robock, associate director of the Center for Environmental Prediction at Rutgers' Cook College. Robock and colleagues generated a series of computer simulations of potential climate anomalies caused by a small-scale nuclear war. Even a small scale, regional nuclear war (like, say, between India and Pakistan) could have far-reaching effects on large areas--even areas far removed from the conflict (like, say, the United States). Read the full story in the LA Times.
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