The Work of the Global Issues Project and the Wasan Action Framework

The Global Issues Project of Science for Peace obtained its seed funding in November 2005. Its objective was to create strategies to deal with crucial global issues. Initially we decided to develop the strategies by means of roundtables that would bring together a wide range of people, not merely scholars and experts on the issues. … Read more The Work of the Global Issues Project and the Wasan Action Framework

The Wasan Action Framework

Declaration and Recommendations of the Interdisciplinary Round Table on Climate Change and Energy Strategies 13-15 Sept. 2007, Wasan Island, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada, Sponsored by Science for Peace, David Suzuki Foundation and Breuninger Foundation.1 The first clear warnings of danger due to emissions of greenhouse gases due to human activity emerged 25 years ago. Prudence … Read more The Wasan Action Framework

Findings on Extreme Violence

It is difficult and yet essential to understand extreme violence that leads to death or crippling. The attribution of extreme violence only to criminals or to particular ethnic/racial groups is a politically and psychologically convenient way to deflect attention from other forms of violence. Vilifying a particular subgroup of violent offenders is politically opportunistic, such … Read more Findings on Extreme Violence

A Note from the Science for Peace President

This last issue of The Bulletin for 2007 finds Canadians still engaged in a colonial war in Afghanistan and support of the illegal occupation of Iraq. While the redirection of our resources towards destructive activities continues unabated, we also see within Canadian society a creeping militarism. For example, disguised as an effort to support our … Read more A Note from the Science for Peace President

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