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lect may 25 16:30 Today’s ids H-bomb cont Postwar Shockers NEPA Today’s music Three dog night, out in the country Wooden ships, Crosby, stills nash Don’t let nobody turn you around, steve miller band Essay Gdiscuss a modern enibornemtal issue from the perpestive of some classical  political economists, and contemporary economists and environmentalists H bomb Atomic café o Film about thermonuclear warfare made in 1982 Civil defense o Nuclear war is going to happen, so you might as well get ready for it o tell plan owners the attack is coming o ubiquitous CD, signs, need to have a fallout shelter o there were all public fallout shelters Fallout shelters o Came up with idea, that you could wait until nuclear war is over, and stay  there until you are safe until fallout levels are safe
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o People were realizing the magnitude of the weaponry we created Dr Strangelove o When movie came out, people began to realize the severity of the  weapons o 1964, Stanley Kubric made movie red alert into a satire comedy o going against the ethos of the day, that you could survive a nuclear war o equal to 16 times the explosive force of all the shells and bombs used and  dropped in WWII Fail safe o This also had the effect of saying thermonuclear war is not winnable, could  destroy all biological live on the earth o Inevitability that there was going to be a WWIII o The fear of the act of nuclear war became a deterrent in the 1960s Atmospheric tests o Massive tests of nuclear weapons, during this time o Sent massive amounts of radioactive fallout that spread thousands of  miles o Castle bravo test 15 megaton test wind carried the fallout onto fishing boats o people realized that nuclear testing was causing long term damage to the  environment Nuclear test ban treaty 1963 o First real communication between the soviets and the US, we need to stop  atmospheric testing o Atmospheric testing, needed to stop because of all the damage and fallout o Environmental consequences of atmospheric testing led to this treaty  being ratified by the US
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Ban the bomb o Concerned citizens used this treaty to start movement to ban the bomb o Made people aware of the devastation that would result in nuclear war, o Went all the way to the environmental movement o Inspired people to go up against authority of the military and government Nuclear fatalism o Silent springs, 1962 o Books were written in the midst of the cold war o Reflects the dire views of nuclear fatalism o Public strongly against nuclear fatalism because it would destroy the  planet The bomb and environmentalism
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course ENV S 3 taught by Professor Graves during the Spring '05 term at UCSB.

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