Humanitarian problems from the use of nuclear weapons - and some solutions?

Dr Philip Webber, SGR, outlines the catastrophic humanitarian and climatic consequences should nuclear weapons ever be used, particularly focusing on the consequences if the UK fired its Trident nuclear missiles. He also discusses some hopeful signs for international nuclear disarmament.

Presentation at SGR conference, London, 16 November 2013
 

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This presentation summarises the findings of two reports:

The climatic impacts and humanitarian problems from the use of the UK's nuclear weapons

Humanitarian impacts from a single nuclear weapon detonation on Manchester