Nuclear Weapons and the Treadmill of Destruction in the Making of the Anthropocene

@article{Lengefeld2020NuclearWA,
  title={Nuclear Weapons and the Treadmill of Destruction in the Making of the Anthropocene},
  author={Michael Lengefeld},
  journal={Journal of World-Systems Research},
  year={2020},
  volume={26},
  pages={203-230}
}
  • Michael Lengefeld
  • Published 19 August 2020
  • Political Science
  • Journal of World-Systems Research
This research analyzes the human dimensions of environmental degradation and injustice in the age of nuclear weapons. Human societies are fundamentally linked to global environmental systems and are transforming ecological conditions in dramatic ways, such that the current epoch has been termed the Anthropocene. This article highlights the human health consequences, ecological transformations, and threats to biodiversity imposed by military institutions in the Anthropocene; emphasizing how… 

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