Emeritus Professor Richard Turco has been awarded the Future of Life Award for his groundbreaking work on Nuclear Winter. Nuclear Winter refers to the profound and long-lasting environmental effects of a large-scale nuclear conflict. Turco’s research has shown that even a limited nuclear war could lead to a global cooling lasting for years and his efforts have helped to bring the issue to the forefront of international attention.
The Future of Life Award is presented annually to individuals or organizations making significant contributions to a positive future for humanity. Turco’s dedication and commitment to promoting a safer future for all has been recognized with this prestigious award. Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Richard Turco on this well-deserved recognition.