Even a small regional nuclear war would kill at least 2 billion people all around the world, especially children, as food prices skyrocketed and billions became unable to afford food.
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Although historically European elites have traditionally used war among themselves as a means of relieving social pressures for real change, and stirring up nationalism, that approach has become too risky with the advent of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People At Risk Read below the fold...
Starving child covered in flies
It appears a lot of people are as sick to death as I am of the World Vision and Tear Fund TV ads featuring starving, fly-infested African children. Read below the fold...
This particular tree is just one of hundreds of species of acacia. Here in Zone 10, several different types are in bloom right now -- entire trees, ten to twenty or so feet high covered with these bright yellow blooms -- spectacular! The blooms last about 2 weeks, attracting all the local bees. But it turns out there's a far more important use for acacias than eye candy. Read below the fold...