Castro discusses 'nuclear winter' with US academic

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 15, 2010 11:18

HAVANA — Fidel Castro participated in a scientific conference with a US researcher on Tuesday, discussing the threat of a "nuclear winter."

Alan Robock, a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at Rutgers University, spoke with Castro during a meeting in Havana.

The pair talked about the catastrophic effects on global climate change that could be unleashed by nuclear war, state media said.


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