The Continued Danger of Nuclear War

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The following submission statement was provided by /u/OpenSustainability: — A story about how nuclear war is more likely and causes more danger for the future now than ever before — even in the heart of the cold war. The risks primarily come from climate related blowback to the use of the weapons – not radiation. — Please reply to OP’s comment here: /r/Futurology/comments/r1g8aw/the_continued_danger_of_nuclear_war/hlyhno2/

FuturologyBot

Access to nuclear technology is getting easier and the only solution is to elect officials who are scared too? Sorry if I’m gonna hold my poop in for now. This article makes no effort to provide counter arguments to its spooky statements. Here’s one: The internet exists now. People can see the terrible effects of war and don’t want it to happen. Maybe that’s why we “spend more on ice cream every year than nuclear defense.”

ChannelCat

The boomers, for all their faults, were mentally scarred by the prospect of a nuclear war. They rightfully feared it and understood it’s possibility. This next generation have no concept of it and talk about who would win in a war between major powers and somehow forget that ICBMs exist and we have no viable defense against them. The F-22 vs Chengdu J-20? Nukes fly, everyone dies. End of story. I think it’s a bigger concern than the climate change crisis and the mass extinction event.

noonemustknowmysecre

This isn’t so much a r/Futurology article so much as it is a r/Collapse article. Just my two cents.

albyshoal

A story about how nuclear war is more likely and causes more danger for the future now than ever before — even in the heart of the cold war. The risks primarily come from climate related blowback to the use of the weapons – not radiation.

OpenSustainability