Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

CLaSP Seminar Series - Prof. Mark Moldwin

Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: CSRB Auditorium, room 2246

Our guest for this week's CLaSP Seminar Series will be Climate & Space Prof. Mark Moldwin Please join us! 

Title: "The Consequences of Nuclear War"

Abstract: With the end of the Cold War, fear of nuclear war has receded from the consciousness of much of society. With the Trump administration’s foreign policy (withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear deal, saber-rattling and then negotiations with North Korea, the attack of post-WWII international organizations and alliances, and the recent beginning of the withdrawal from the Intermediate Nuclear Force agreement with Russia) the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the Doomsday Clock ahead to just 2 minutes to midnight (the closest to catastrophe the clock has been since 1953 when the USSR first detonated a hydrogen bomb). This seminar describes the climate and space weather consequences of nuclear war to remind us of the apocryphal fate of civilization that nuclear weapons can unleash.

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