The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Weapons

1404 Words6 Pages
The idea of public health is to promote a safe environment to protect the health of the population. Science has allowed doctors, scientists, and governments to improve the idea of public health but it has also caused a new set of problems. The expansion of science has generated a new form of weapons in warfare. The ideas of what scientists back then would believe to be impossible have now been achieved. Technology is one of the main reasons for allowing us to advance in research and inventions. As the research and discoveries expanded our knowledge and understanding, it also provided governments and scientists the discovery of a new type of weapon called nuclear weapons. Nuclear Weapons are the use of chemicals or biological agents to conduct harm to many at a time. There are a few types of nuclear weapons, but the most common are biological and chemical weapons. Nuclear weapons cause an inhumane suffering on those inflicted upon it. An article published by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs states, “Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous weapons on earth… One can destroy a whole city, potentially killing millions”.The damage that nuclear weapons can cause is irreversible, these attacks will have a long-term effect on the victims and the environment. Scientists had experimented and created chemical and biological weapons, and soon governments began to hold facilities for scientists to create these weapons for their use in war. Initially, governments

More about The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Weapons

Get Access