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I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh

For the first time in decades, it’s hard to ignore the threat of nuclear war. But as long as you’re far from the blast, you’re safe, right? Wrong. In this sobering talk, atmospheric scientist Brian Toon explains how even a … Continue reading

The insanity of nuclear deterrence | Robert Green | TEDxChristchurch

When nuclear-armed nations face off, the threat of mutually assured destruction is expected to keep the worst from happening. But is this a rational strategy? Or is it one that is doomed to failure? In this eye-opening and powerful talk, … Continue reading

Canada and the United States: Exploring New Nuclear

WoodrowWilsonCenterNov 12, 2021 Leaders and representatives from almost every state in the world will meet in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021 for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The United States and Canada, both parties … Continue reading

Nuclear Weapons Education Project

Aron M. Bernstein Physics Dept., Lab for Nuclear Science, MIT Welcome to the MIT Nuclear Weapons Education Project. Our goal is the introduction of the enormous threat of nuclear weapons into the graduate and undergraduate curriculum. This website is intended … Continue reading

Why nuclear plants are shutting down

Vox – Oct 1, 2021 The nuclear power dilemma, explained. The infamous Indian Point nuclear plant, located roughly 30 miles north of Manhattan, shut down earlier this year. To some, the shutdown was a victory following decades of protests about … Continue reading

Estimating Deaths in a Nuclear War

Neil Halloran – Aug 8, 2017 Sequel to The Fallen of World War II, The Shadow Peace is a web series that combines data-visualization and cinematic storytelling to explore the driving factors of war and peace. The first episode looks … Continue reading

‘Deeply troubling’: North Korea nuclear activity stokes fears

Al Jazeera EnglishAug 30, 2021 The United Nations nuclear watchdog says it has evidence that North Korea has restarted its main nuclear reactor at Yongbyon. Analysts believe it may be a tactic for future talks with the US, but warn … Continue reading

Macron in French Polynesia: France owes former colony ‘a debt’ over nuclear tests

FRANCE 24 English– Jul 28, 2021 French President Emmanuel #Macron said Tuesday that Paris owed “a debt” to #FrenchPolynesia over #nuclear tests conducted in the South #Pacific territory between 1966 and 1996, but stopped short of apologising. “I accept responsibility … Continue reading

Macron promises transparency over French Polynesia nuclear tests

FRANCE 24 EnglishJul 28, 2021 French President Emmanuel #Macron promised transparency around decades of #nuclearTests in #FrenchPolynesia and changes to compensation procedures on Tuesday when he stopped to talk to a group of protesters on his first official trip to … Continue reading

Amid Nuclear Talks, Biden’s Latest Middle East Airstrikes Give “More Fuel” to Confli ct with Iran

Democracy Now! Published on Jun 29, 2021 Criticism is growing of recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, which the Biden administration says targeted Iran-backed militias. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi condemned the attack as a “blatant and unacceptable violation … Continue reading