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Nuclear Winter

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump about Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Winter

Alan Robock | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics
Alan Robock

Dear President-Elect Trump: You will soon have control of the United States nuclear arsenal. If it is ever used, it could kill almost every American, as well as the rest of humanity.

Two Big Reasons Not to Vote for Trump

William Astore | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
William Astore

Nuclear proliferation and global warming are two big issues that Donald Trump is wrong about. They're also the two biggest threats to our planet.

The Top 10 Reasons to Reduce the Risk of Accidental Nuclear War

Max Tegmark | Posted 02.26.2017 | Home
Max Tegmark

A robust defense against terrorism and belligerent adversaries is clearly crucial, but U.S. military strategy can't afford to be soft against the greatest threat of all: accidental nuclear war.

You Can Make Nuclear Weapons Safer Just By Talking About Them

Ariel Conn | Posted 01.15.2017 | Politics
Ariel Conn

After the December 15 Republican debate, Donald Trump caught some flack for not seeming to know what the nuclear triad is. But how familiar are most people with what the nuclear triad involves?

A Modest Proposal

Alan Robock | Posted 09.01.2016 | Science
Alan Robock

The most efficient method of quickly reducing the global population, and solving the global warming problem, is by nuclear war.

Nuclear Weapons Are Much More Dangerous Than Global Warming

Alan Robock | Posted 01.31.2015 | Science
Alan Robock

Skeptical Science is a great website that debunks global warming deniers. But their home page has a box counting up the amount of energy trapped by greenhouse gases in units of Hiroshima atomic bomb energy.

Best And Worst Case Scenarios for Ukraine Crisis: World Peace And Nuclear War

Seth Baum | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Seth Baum

Much depends on Russia's motives, in particular whether it is seeking to keep the peace, as it claims, or if it has an aggressive, expansionist objective.

Human Tipping Points: Why I'm Optimistic About Solutions to Global Warming and Nuclear Winter

Alan Robock | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Alan Robock

We have droughts out West and cold, snowy winters and more of these will continue. Will we be able to read the signs, join with our fellow citizens of Earth, and do what we need to do to produce a "new type of thinking?"

The Election

Helen Caldicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Helen Caldicott

THE ELECTION This is seen by many as a highly contentious mid-term US election, and not just for the people of the United States. People in other co...

Planet Hollywood

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

A common theme runs through several films slated to hit theaters soon: the earth and its fate. "Take heed," the filmmakers seem to be saying, "or these will be our struggles."