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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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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 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 »