Hans Blix: from Iraq to a new Cold War
London School of Economics, December 2016
During the old Cold War, when there were more than 50,000 nuclear weapons we feared human civilization could be wiped out in a quick suicide.
Today ,we fear we might be moving toward a slow suicide through global warming.
I shall not talk about Climate Change, but I want to note that an exit from the renewed Cold War could help us reduce the world’s military expenditures that are now some 1.600 billlion dollars/year. Savings on military defense could provide a good part of the means needed for climate defense. Regrettably, what we are …Read More