Up to 125 million dead, up to 35% decrease in surface sunlight, 2 billion people at risk of famine. A newly-released study by Toon et al (2019) modelling a nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan shows that the impact on climate, health and food security would be even more devastating than previously thought.
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is another step closer to entry into force as 12 states turned words into action today by signing or ratifying the Treaty at a High Level Ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York
During the UNGA event to mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Mitchie Takeuchi delivered the following statement on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Today is going to be a big day. Follow the action (including a high level Ceremony in New York, where the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will welcome its newest signatories and States Parties).
Nobel Peace Laureates and Laureate organisations, gathered in Yucatán, Mexico this week for the 17th World Summit for Nobel Peace Laureates, have strongly endorsed the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
From the semaphore signals for “ND” (Nuclear Disarmament), through a broken missile to a nuclear weapon locked in Peace, this is the history of ICAN’s logo.
Statement by 17 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates September 20, 2019 There is a perception that with age comes wisdom, and yet, when it comes to confronting the greatest crisis facing humanity today, it is the young people who are bringing the moral clarity and sense of urgency that is so desperately needed. We have known… Continue reading Nobel Peace Prize Laureates supports Global Climate Strike
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… Continue reading The U.S. Missile Test: Provocative and Unnecessary