The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing--nuclear terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and the thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia put the planet at risk. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.
As we focus on educating the public on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, we need your help to be a leader in your community.
PBS: Command and Control: An American Experience Documentary Directed by Robert Kenner and based on the best-selling book by Eric Schlosser. Watch the trailer below:
Take a chemical weapon attack in Syria, a cruise-missile strike, military exercises in South Korea, ballistic missile tests and an aircraft carrier battle group moving into striking position. Mix in threats and counter-threats from American, Russian and North Korean leaders, all of whom are nuclear-armed and consider themselves to be "larger than life." Read more » 4 comment(s)
The danger of nuclear war is real. PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear war and what we can do about it: we can all take action to end nuclear weapons in all forms. Read more »