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Nuclear Famine: Even a “limited” nuclear war would cause abrupt climate disruption and global starvation

August 15, 2022

Report prepared by IPPNW, written by GBPSR board member Dr. Matt Bivens. We consider this the “Readers Digest version” of the Nuclear Famine report — filled with graphics and charts…

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Study: Global food insecurity and famine from reduced crop, marine fishery and livestock production due to climate disruption from nuclear war soot injection

August 15, 2022

New report in Nature Food (a subsidiary of Nature)

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Effects of Nuclear Weapons and Avenues for Clinician Advocacy

May 18, 2022

On May 18, 2022 the Mass General Hospital Center for the Environment and Health held a webinar, and the second half of it featured a discussion surrounding the “Effects of Nuclear Weapons…

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Q&A by Dr. Ira Helfand after watching The War Game film — August 6, 2021

August 6, 2021

Watch video from the event here.

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Nuclear Weapons Have Always Been Illegal; It’s Long Past Time to Abolish Them

July 5, 2021

In Depth News – July 8, 2021, marks the 25th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ’s) Advisory Opinion on the legal status of nuclear weapons.

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Support for a nuclear weapons ban is growing within NATO, an advocacy group says.

June 10, 2021

The New York Times – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Geneva-based group that was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work to achieve the treaty, said in a report released on Thursday that it had seen increased backing for the accord among voters and lawmakers in NATO’s 30 countries, as reflected in public opinion polls, parliamentary resolutions, political party declarations and statements from past leaders.

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On the Sunny Side of the Street – Nuclear Disarmament

February 3, 2021

GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg joins Joe Gerson and Sofia Wolman and host Tod Gross on this episode of On the Sunny Side of the Street. The episode focuses on activities…

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UN treaty banning nuclear weapons goes into effect Jan 22, 2021

January 22, 2021
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On the 75th anniversary of the Bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

August 9, 2020

Memorializing the bombing of civilians at Hiroshima is to recognize the human side of loss.

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The Novel Coronavirus and Nuclear Weapons

May 4, 2020

Common Dreams – As with viruses, containment of atomic weapons may be good, but eradication is best.

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