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India-Pak Nuclear Clash may Trigger Global Starvation

Wednesday, 25 April 2012, 03:50 Hrs   |    7 Comments
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New York: More than a billion people around the world could face starvation if a nuclear war breaks out between India and Pakistan, according to a new report which said the "nuclear famine" will be an "unprecedented" disaster that would bring an end to modern civilisation.

The report released by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) said a nuclear "confrontation" between the South Asian neighbours, even if it is restricted to the region, would cause major worldwide climate disruption driving down food production in China, the U.S. and other nations.

"New evidence that even the relatively small nuclear arsenals of countries such as India and Pakistan could cause long lasting, global damage to the Earth's ecosystems and threaten hundreds of millions of already malnourished people demands that action be taken," said Ira Helfand, author of the study.

The study 'Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk-Global Impacts of Limited Nuclear War on Agriculture, Food Supplies, and Human Nutrition' found that mass famine deaths would likely be unavoidable.

Helfand said the "needless and preventable deaths of one billion people over a decade would be a disaster unprecedented in human history. It would not cause the extinction of the human race, but it would bring an end to modern civilisation as we know it."


Source: PTI
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Reader's comments(7)
1: THESE WESTERN COUNTIRES THINK THEY ARE THE PROTECTOR OF THIS WORLD.IF WE SAYS THAT INSTEAD OF NUCLEAR FAMINE WE CAN SAY IT AS WESTERN NUCLEAR FAMINE THAN WHAT,THE MEASURE SCURITY BREACH IS BEING DONE IN THESE COUNTRIES THE MAJOR WARS ARE BEING FOUGHT BY THEM AND THEY ARE TELLING US.WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THERE WILL BE HUGE NUCLEAR CASTROPHE IN THESE COUNTRIES SPECIALLY AMERICA. THAN THE TILTLE WOULD BE "GREAT AMERICAN NUCLEAR FAMINE"
Posted by:PEEYOOSH - 27 Apr, 2012
2: Where is Agent Vinod?
We need him?
Posted by:Nishu - 26 Apr, 2012
3: This news is bullshit, westerners don't want peace in Asian countries.
Posted by:Haribabu - 26 Apr, 2012
4: Bullshit news to fool the public. What Indian Media does is to keep the masses occupied with such anti-Pakistan stories and Bollywood. Unfortunately, these are the only things every Indian knows.
Our Political System was long being infiltrated by KGB, most of the Congress Politicians are alleged KGB stooges. So, please stop fooling people with this piece of shit. We all know what had happened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
My opinion---"LET THE WORLD GO TO HELL"
I JUST WANT TO KNOW FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF ANY PARTY TO DISCLOSE THE CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS ON NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE'S DISAPPEARANCE. WHO WAS JAWAHARLAL NEHRU'S GRANDFATHER? WHY DID MAHATMA GANDHI CHOSE NEHRU INSTEAD OF JINNAH? MAHATMA GANDHI KNEW ABOUT THE ANCESTRY OF NEHRU AND JINNAH.
SUFISM HAD DESTROYED INDIA. PLEASE READ THE ARTICLE IN THE WEBSITE BELOW:-

http://www.faithfreedom.org/articles/islamic-jihad-articles/sufis-and-sufism-in-india-x-rayed/

PS: SOURCE AND REFERENCE GIVEN.
Posted by:Konkan - 26 Apr, 2012
5: This type of Doom s day stories are floated by Western writers or their paid hirelings in India. What would have happenned in case of US/ soviet Union show down or US/china show down or India/china show down?or UK/france show down. Nuclear weapons infact stop war.But for nukes, we might have had a hot war with Pakistan after 26/11.so let us know this stops hot war unless western agent like Musharaff starts a Kargil foolishly.
Posted by:captainjohann - 26 Apr, 2012
6: I do wish that this report will make the super-powers initiate a nuclear disarmament campaign
Posted by:Archie - 25 Apr, 2012
7:
These bloody western countries have forgotten that nuclear may attack them also. Imagine how twin towers fall down. Terrosrism is not only in our country, it has spread to them. It was a lesson for them still not learning from that incident...
Chidu Replied to: Archie - 29 Apr, 2012
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