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.

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Nuclear Weapons

Understanding the Risks and Limitations of North Korea’s Nuclear Program

Late last month, North Korea launched a ballistic missile test…

Podcast: Banning Nuclear and Autonomous Weapons with Richard Moyes and Miriam Struyk

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/banning-nuclear-autonomous-weapons-with-richard-moyes-and-miriam-struyk How…

United Nations Adopts Ban on Nuclear Weapons

Today, 72 years after their invention, states at the United Nations…

Support Grows for UN Nuclear Weapons Ban

“Do you want to be defended by the mass murder of people in…

U.S. Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopts Mayors for Peace Resolution

Conference also Adopts Two Additional Resolutions Calling for Reversal…

Podcast: Creative AI with Mark Riedl & Scientists Support a Nuclear Ban

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/creative-ai-with-mark-riedl-scientists-support-a-nuclear-ban If…

Forget the Cold War – Experts say Nuclear Weapons Are a Bigger Risk Today

Until recently, many Americans believed that nuclear weapons…

Survivors Speak Out As UN Negotiates Nuke Ban

To imagine innocence is to picture children playing. As such,…

Testimony by Sue Coleman-Haseldine, Nuclear Bomb Testing Survivor

The following statement was provided by Sue Coleman-Haseldine,…

Testimony by Fujimori Toshiki, Hiroshima Survivor

The following post is the statement presented by Hiroshima survivor…

Hawking, Higgs and Over 3,000 Other Scientists Support UN Nuclear Ban Negotiations

Click here to see this page in other languages: Chinese    German Delegates…

Why Freezing North Korea’s Weapons Programs Would Make Us Safer

Last week, China proposed a way to reduce tensions on the Korean…

Podcast: UN Nuclear Weapons Ban with Beatrice Fihn and Susi Snyder

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/nuclear-weapons-ban-with-fihn-and-snyder Last…

Why 2016 Was Actually a Year of Hope

Just about everyone found something to dislike about 2016, from…

Podcast: FLI 2016 – A Year In Review

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/fli-2016-a-year-in-reivew For…

Nuclear Winter with Alan Robock and Brian Toon

The UN voted last week to begin negotiations on a global nuclear…

The Historic UN Vote On Banning Nuclear Weapons

By Joe Cirincione History was made at the United Nations…

Obama’s Nuclear Legacy

The following article and infographic were originally posted…