Three decades after the first cold war, we’ve unfortunately entered a new one. There are about 14,000 nuclear weapons, some hundreds of times more powerful than those that obliterated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and they may be able to create a decade-long nuclear winter that could kill most people on Earth. Yet the superpowers are investing over a trillion dollars making their nuclear arsenals more lethal, which many experts believe increases the risk of nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism, and accidental nuclear war – which has almost occurred over a dozen times.


Nuclear Weapons


Trump to Pull US Out of Nuclear Treaty

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$50,000 Award to Stanislav Petrov for helping avert WWIII – but US denies visa

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Rewinding the Doomsday Clock

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Scientists to Congress: The Iran Deal is a Keeper

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ICAN Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Countries Sign UN Treaty to Outlaw Nuclear Weapons

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Stanislav Petrov, the Man Who Saved the World, Has Died

A Soviet early warning satellite showed that the United States…