An alarming new simulation by Princeton‘s Science and Global Security programme shows the consequences of a potential all-out nuclear conflict between the US and Russia.
German Parliamentarians are following up their commitment to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons through the creation of cross-party working group for the abolition of nuclear weapons, which had its first meeting on Wednesday.
Just 16 days after formally withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the United States tested on August 18 a cruise missile that would have violated the terms of the treaty had it still been in force. Provocative and unnecessary, the action escalates a nuclear arms race the world cannot afford to have. The United States plans an additional test later this year. Russia and China immediately condemned the test and warned about the
In an interview with ICAN, Phil Hatcher-Moore, an independent photojournalist, who spent two months in and around the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan—where nearly a quarter of the world’s nuclear tests were conducted during the Cold War— shares his experience on his project “Nuclear Ghosts” that explored the tests’ legacy on the communities that live nearby. Inspiration behind the “Nuclear Ghosts” project I was astounded when I came across the statistic that a quarter of the