What Would Happen If We Detonated The World’s Entire Nuclear Arsenal In One Go?

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First of all, it is safe to say that detonating the world’s arsenal of nukes would be a Very Bad Idea.

A nuclear confrontation involving 100 or so warheads would plunge the world into a nasty nuclear winter. This would involve years of winter-like temperatures and extreme levels of crop failure, sending the global food system into a tailspin and creating unprecedented levels of famine. As few as five could drag us into a nuclear autumn, less severe, sure, but still pretty devastating. As a result, we could lose 20 to 80 percent of global rainfall and up to 1 billion lives.

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What Would Happen If We Detonated The World’s Entire Nuclear Arsenal In One Go?

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