Nuclear weapons and Climate Change

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    Nuclear weapons' surprising contribution to climate science

    Nuclear weapons testing may at first glance appear to have little connection with climate change research. But key Cold War research laboratories and the science used to track radioactivity and model nuclear bomb blasts have today been repurposed by climate scientists. The full story appears in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

    Full paper by Paul Edwards available at Entangled histories: Climate science and nuclear weapons research
     
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    As that wise old cowboy, Reuben Long stated, "Research is a bargain, even when it costs too much".
     
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    Is there anything that isn't causing Goebbels warming? :rolleyes:
     
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    What do you mean and how is this question relevent to the OP?
     
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    Reub left more than the High Desert when he shuffled on, and we are all the poorer for it.
     
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    Third-world carbon emissions. They're perfectly safe. Mostly because the third world doesn't have any money to tax.
     
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    ^^^^
    Winner, winner....Chicken dinner! :lmao:
     
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    WHO...........THE...............FUCK..............CARES


    This is as irrelevant a thread as Ive maybe ever seen on here!!! If it effected the climate, so be it........I happen to like the fact that I speak English.


    It is threads like this that make certain the conventional wisdom that far left liberals are the most dangerous people on the planet. Put them in charge of anything and its all over.
     
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    I'm sure the eco-street-theatre crowd IS THRILLED at this fortunate outcome.
    Afterall those Tuskeegee Syphilis tests had a useful outcome too...
     
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    So how does CO2 affect the Jet Stream, because that's what caused the heat wave
     

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