According to a new study published in connection with the ongoing war in Ukraine, more than five billion people would die of starvation in the event of a nuclear conflict. In the United Kingdom, approximately 90% of people would die of hunger, writes the British newspaper The Daily Mail. According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, this warning comes at a time when “humanity is only one misunderstanding, one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation.” According to Guterres, “humanity is only one misunderstanding away from the outbreak of nuclear war” Source: Yuki Iwamura “Everyone understands that the direct consequences of a nuclear war would be terrible, as we saw in Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” said Professor Alan Robock in a study published in the journal Nature Food . “Our work shows that more than ten times as many people could die in the rest of the world as a result of impacts on climate and agriculture.” Alan Robock contributed to the new study Source: Twitter/RutgersSEBS Experts examined six scenarios involving nuclear arsenals of various sizes, five of which were based on minor conflicts between India and Pakistan and one based on a war between the United States and Russia. Even the smallest scenario caused famine, with global average caloric output falling by seven percent within five years of the conflict. Hiroshima after the dropping of the nuclear bomb Source: archive Firestorms would release soot into the upper atmosphere due to the explosion, which would block the sun. This would mean a global crop failure and a global collapse of agriculture and food imports and exports. Relations between the Russian Federation and the US are strained Source: Mikhail Klimentyev A huge drop in harvest would cause billions of people – 75 percent of the world’s population – to die of hunger within two years, Sky News reported on Monday. On the next page, you will find out which places they are safe from nuclear war >>>
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