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The Butcher (Homo carnifex)

  • Julian Cribb
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Abstract

Weapons of mass destruction and nuclear arms: the world’s current kill capacity and weapon stocks. Risks and drivers of nuclear conflict and how they intersect with critical issues like climate, food, resources, population, religion etc. New arms race. Dangers of proliferation, nuclear theft and terrorism. What it would take to obliterate civilisation: the latest science. Likely scenarios for nuclear conflict. What must humanity do about it?

Keywords

Weapons of mass destruction Doomsday clock Armageddon Proliferation New arms race Nuclear terror Nuclear winter Biowarfare Complete disarmament 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Cribb
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  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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