An artist’s impression of what a devastating planetwide nuclear winter would be like (Image: Pinterest)

Nuclear Winter Fears Alone Won’t Stop Tyrants from Nuking Us

by Joe Buff, MS, FSA

A game-changer in the bitter contest for thermonuclear supremacy between the United States and the Soviet Union was the discovery, in the late 1970s, of the utter horror called nuclear winter. Advances in worldwide meteorological modeling and computer science allowed realistic simulations of what would happen to Planet Earth in the…