Join at noon a conference on "The twin existential threats of Climate crisis and nuclear war," event organized Massachusetts Peace Action and posted to the International Coalition Against Nuclear Weapons events page. Register
I return to Bath Iron Works to mark the anniversary of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. After making pancakes with mydaughters I'm driving to Bath, ME.
"These highly accurate warheads, sensitive gear for fighting computer-programmed limited nuclear wars, new and more powerful intercontinental missiles, lasers, killer satellites, and other so-called 'war-winning technology' make the military environment far less stable today than it has ever been," Richard J. Barnet wrote in 1981.
On January 11, Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico sent a pastoral letter in support of nuclear weapons abolition and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to all the parishes in his diocese. Read more here: https://www.icanw.org/
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists revealed this week that the DoomsdayClock remains at 100 seconds to Midnight.
Barnet, Richard J. "History of the Nuclear Arms Race" in The Risk of the Cross: Christian Discipleship in the Nuclear Age. Ed's. J. Christopher Grannis, Arthur Laffer, Elina Schade. New York: Seabury Press, 1981. 55.