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regional nuclear war climate change?

In 1985 I put together a panel of scientific experts to identify what the human effects of a nuclear weapons exchange might mean (as far as I know, still the only such report) and then assisted in the discussion in … Continue reading

New Zealand after Nuclear War

Anthropological Aspects of “New Zealand after Nuclear War” [1987-1988] Comments on the findings of the book, NZ after NW, are due to the Minister of the Environment by 27 November 1987. Written ideas for an anthropological submission to the Ministry … Continue reading

How One Nuclear Skirmish Could Wreck the Planet

c.f., Nuclear Winter the Human Effects at The Anthropology of Human Survival – https://13c4.wordpress.com/2006/01/12/the-anthropology-of-human-survival/ http://feeds.wired.com/~r/wiredscience/~3/14yCAzP8Kmk/ WASHINGTON ­ Even a small nuclear exchange could ignite mega-firestorms and wreck the planets atmosphere. New climatological simulations show 100 Hiroshima-sized nuclear bombs ­ relatively … Continue reading

Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 2

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** From a follow-up to the newslist discussion about anthropology and climate change– Q. “So…what can we do to solve this problem? Can we think like engineers?” Please, don’t. Not even anthropological engineers. For … Continue reading

Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 1

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** [separate post] * Background I think there is a need for anthropological perspective in any issue of human existence. It is a sad irony that the discipline (science) which is most comprehensive and … Continue reading