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- New models confirm nuclear winter. Robock, A. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1989, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p32
Discusses the term `nuclear winter,' to describe the climatic effects and agricultural and ecological results of nuclear war, based on a recent report from the United Nations, which endorsed and supported this theory. Defines the term `nuclear fall'; Controversy over the two terms; Climate...
- On the scale. Moore, Mike // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p2
Talks about the threat of nuclear holocaust around the world. Setting of the `Doomsday Clock' close to midnight; Danger of post-Cold War world; Fragility of democracy in Russia; Hard line taken by conservative Americans against Russia.
- Accidental nuclear war? Blair, B.G. // Brookings Review;Fall91, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p48
Declares that the abortive coup staged by Soviet hardliners in mid-August raised fears of an unauthorized launch of nuclear ballistic missiles and thereby provided an unwitting boost for a US plan to deploy an anti-missile system called Global Protection Against Limited Strikes (GPALS). ...
- Different visions of nuclear war. // Commonweal;3/22/85, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p167
Men have had a relationship with weapons over the centuries that women have not. Even when a male author aims to evoke the horror of war, the history and technology of weaponry still fascinate him. Women tend to ignore weapons and leave out discussions of war. Examples from fiction reveal how...
- Nuclear war is bad for business. // Inc.;Jul84, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p79
A growing number of business people are looking beyond the survival of their own companies--and becoming outspoken participants in the nuclear arms debate. As they say, `being dead is bad for business.'
- Learning to live with the bomb. // Scholastic Update;11/20/87, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p31
Looks at the portrayal of nuclear weapons and warfare in movies, such as Mad Max and War Games, in television The Day After, and in art. Details the Children's Art Exchange--US and Soviet children exchange artwork.
- After the explosion. Cusack, M. // Scholastic Update;2/21/92, Vol. 124 Issue 11, p3
Looks back to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, the only two cities ever to suffer a nuclear attack. Impact of the nuclear explosion on people and buildings; Direct death and injury; Lingering radiation that continued to kill and wound people after the bombs fell; Contrast with...
- A Neglected Lesson of the Chernobyl Disaster. // America;2/28/1987, Vol. 156 Issue 8, p167
Editorial. The effects of the Chernobyl reactor accident in terms of radiation and death rate were much less than those produced by one nuclear bomb. However, the Chernobyl disaster serves to remind us of the destructive power in nuclear weapons. The superpowers' plan for nuclear war is...
- This just in: It' didn't happen. Sperling, Godfrey // Christian Science Monitor;1/28/97, Vol. 89 Issue 43, p19
Opinion. Reviews the year 1996 in the United States which ended without the threat of extinction through nuclear war. Predictions for nuclear war; Decrease in global problems.
- Arms control. // Newsweek;10/1/1984, Vol. 104 Issue 13, p28
Nuclear weapons are far more numerous, more powerful and more accurate now than they were when the process of arms control began over 20 years ago. Onrushing technology has outdated or outflanked nearly all of the agreements that were reached, so painstakingly, during the first generation of...