The Zanskar River, first major tributary of the Indus River, high in the Himalayas. Image courtesy of Ashish Verma/Pixabay.

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

By Asha Asokan, Ira Helfand, July 11, 2022

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The Zanskar River, first major tributary of the Indus River, high in the Himalayas. Image courtesy of Ashish Verma/Pixabay.

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