Nuclear Winter in the Post-Cold War Era

@article{Sagan1993NuclearWI,
  title={Nuclear Winter in the Post-Cold War Era},
  author={Carl E. Sagan and Richard P. Turco},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={30},
  pages={369 - 373}
}
  • C. Sagan, R. Turco
  • Published 1 November 1993
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Peace Research
1. Nuclear Winter: The Decade-Long Debate In the early 1980s, there were some 60,000 nuclear weapons on the planet - all but a few thousand in the hands of the USA and the then Soviet Union. Between 10,000 and 13,000 on each side were strategic weapons that could be carried by missile or aircraft halfway around the world. The remainder were less potent theater or tactical weapons, most of which nevertheless had a higher explosive yield than the bombs that obliterated Hiroshima and Nagasaki… 
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