Published On: Wed, Aug 6th, 2014

Time to abolish the atomic bomb

In December 2013, the Physicians for Social Responsibility and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War released a monumental report identifying the horrific potential devastation and death toll of up to 2 billion from a small limited nuclear war between Pakistan and India using approximately 100 Hiroshima-size weapons — less than 0.5 percent of the world’s nuclear arsenal. The resulting climate changes affecting growing seasons and inducing global famine could last more than 20 years.

Time to abolish the atomic bomb

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