Climate change and water scarcity will increase risk of nuclear catastrophe in South Asia

  • 13.07.2022
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Sciences

In the last few years, tensions between the three nuclear-weapon states of India, China, and Pakistan have intensified, partly due to water and border issues (Johnson 2019). These tensions will only get worse due to two existential threats: the climate crisis, and the danger posed by nuclear weapons.