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A Billion People at Risk: Catherine Thomasson, MD speaks on Nuclear Famine

May 14, 2012
Portland, Oregon
Contact:

Oregon PSR, 503-274-2720

A Billion People at Risk: Global Impacts of Limited Nuclear War on Agriculture and Food Supplies

Catherine Thomasson, MD, Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

When: May 14th 2012, Noon – 1PM

Where: OHSU, University Hospital Auditorium: UHS 8B60, 8th Floor

Sponsored by: OHSU Global Health Center and Oregon Physicians for Social Responsiblity

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Resources

  • Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk Report

    Newly generated data on the decline in agricultural production that would follow a limited, regional nuclear war in South Asia support the concern that more than one billion people would be in danger of starvation. Epidemic disease and further conflict spawned by such a famine would put additional hundreds of millions at risk. Read more »

  • Don't Bank on the Bomb Report

    Don’t Bank on the Bomb is the first major global report on the financing of companies that manufacture, modernize and maintain nuclear weapons and their delivery vehicles. It identifies more than 300 banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers from 30 countries that invest significantly in 20 major nuclear weapons producers. Read more »