'Nuclear winter' could bring years of failed crops

2019-03-01 12:02:07

“Nuclear winter” – the phrase sounds like a relic from the cold war, but the threat is far from over. Even as the US and Russia have destroyed thousands of warheads in the name of disarmament, India, Pakistan and North Korea have swelled their stockpiles. A regional nuclear conflict would lower global temperatures for a decade, according to Alan Robock of Rutgers University in New Brunswick,