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A New Abnormal: It is Still 2 Minutes to Midnight

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have released their statement for 2019. Continue reading

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IPPC Warns on Global Warming of 1.5°C

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, with the UN warning that we have 12 years to limit climate change catstrophe. Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers Warns about Nuclear Winter

In his new book “The Doomsday Machine” Daniel Ellsberg warns that the aftermath of a nuclear exchange could spell the end of humanity. Continue reading

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

In December 2013, the United Nations declared 26th September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Continue reading

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UN Approves Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

The steps toward a nuke free world became closer to reality today as the UN approved a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.  Continue reading

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Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Negotiations at the UN – March 2017

United Nations negotiations will begin in March 2017 to agree on a treaty for a complete nuclear weapons ban. Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock Moved Forward After Trump Becomes President

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists have moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock forward by a half of one minute, only days after Donald Trump became President of the United States of America. Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock Still at 3 Minutes to Midnight: Excerpt from Noam Chomsky Essay

In his new book Who rules the World?  Noam Chomsky talks about The Doomsday Clock, nuclear weapons, climate change and the prospects of survival for the human species. Continue reading

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