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Peace & Nuclear Weapons

A World Without Nuclear Weapons

At the dawn of 2015, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that they had moved up their “Doomsday Clock” to 3 minutes to midnight, or the end of human civilization.

Their logic? "Unchecked climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity, and world leaders have failed to act with the speed or on the scale required to protect citizens from potential catastrophe. These failures of political leadership endanger every person on Earth.” Despite some modestly positive developments in the climate change arena, current efforts are entirely insufficient to prevent a catastrophic warming of Earth. Meanwhile, the United States and Russia have embarked on massive programs to modernize their nuclear triads—thereby undermining existing nuclear weapons treaties. "The clock ticks now at just three minutes to midnight because international leaders are failing to perform their most important duty—ensuring and preserving the health and vitality of human civilization." -

Eight of the Navy’s 14 Trident ballistic missile submarines home port in Bangor, WA.

Medical & Humanitarian Perspective

Trident Facts & Figures

Nuclear Weapons Budget

Nuclear Famine