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How is Governor Scott doing attracting new jobs to the state? And the dangers to the world of even a limited nuclear war. listen

12/11/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: nuclear winter, Job Creation, job incentives, Governor Rick Scott, Enterprise Florida, Hertz, Famine, Ira Helfand, wmnf, Rob Lorei


Today on Radioactivity. We examine what the consequences of a limited nuclear war if it broke out in the Middle East or South Asia? A new study shows there would be devastating consequences worldwide and not just in the region where the bombs were exchanged. Rob Lorei speaks with Dr. Ira Helfand, a physician from Northampton, Massachusetts who wrote the study for the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

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'The End of Food' author interview: Part 1 listen

09/03/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The United Nations World Food Program said today that North Korea needs $503 million in food aid between now and November 2009 to avoid famine, an effort which could be hampered by China's unwillingness to grant food export licences.

North Korea, with a population of about 23 million, lost around 1 million people in a famine in the mid to late 1990s brought about by a mismanaged farm sector and floods. Even with a good harvest, North Korea falls about 1 million tons, or 20 percent, short o...

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