From Santorini to Armageddon

  title={From Santorini to Armageddon},
  author={John Royden Maddox},
North American tree-ring data confirm that volcanic eruptions can cause climatic change. So would nuclear war, but to a degree not yet calculable. 
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  • 1985
The environmental consequences of a major nuclear exchange could prove at least as severe as the immediate damage. It was Crutzen and Birks (1982) who were among the first to suggest that the climate
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  • Education
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 2019
This case study is Carl Sagan, widely discussed for his skill as a charismatic popularizer, his perceived arrogance, his political activism, and his debated merit as a researcher, and it is shown how different forms of knowledge influence each other as they circulate.
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  • Environmental Science
  • 1986
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