Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
On the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, please write a letter to the editor of your local paper to express how you feel about nuclear bombs.
Given the magnitude of current global challenges, militarism provides humanity little security, much less health or basic human rights. Increasingly militarism puts humanity in a situation of danger and vulnerability, especially when considering its role in the degradation of our environment and climate. Kenneth Gould, Brooklyn College environmental sociologist asserts, “Militarization is the single most ecologically destructive human endeavor.” Gould’s perception contrasts significantly with that held by most citizens and policy makers in the U.S.
The Militarism on a Sick Planet project is an Iowa PSR-led effort to address urgent threats to health and environmental security by exploring and making visible costly, mutually reinforcing and dangerous interactions between climate change and global militarism.
Please voice your support for a strong, health-protective rule by submitting your comment to the EPA today.
Please tell your representative and senators to resist Congressional meddling with crucial negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.