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

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Former Defense Secretary William Perry Launches MOOC on Nuclear Risks

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“Today, the danger of some sort of a nuclear catastrophe is…
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Success for Cluster Munitions Divestment

"Great news!" said Don't Bank on the Bomb's Susi Snyder in a…
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Op-ed: When NATO Countries Were U.S. Nuclear Targets

Sixty years ago, the U.S. had over 60 nuclear weapons aimed at…
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U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Cambridge Nuclear Divestment

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted a resolution…
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How Could a Failed Computer Chip Lead to Nuclear War?

The US early warning system is on watch 24/7, looking for signs…
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A Call for Russia and the U.S. to Cooperate in Protecting Against Nuclear Terrorism

The following post was written by Former Secretary of Defense…
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Passing the Nuclear Baton

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The following post was written by Joe Cirincione, President…
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The Nuclear Terror Threat and Funding Mismatch

The following article, written by Erica Fein, was originally…