The history of the idea The idea of an Arctic Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone is not new. A regional limitation of nuclear weapons was proposed by the Soviet Union in 1956, … Read more An Arctic Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone: Why is now the time?
There are so many critical global problems at present, each of which could easily lead to the premature death of billions of people: climate change, nuclear war, extreme poverty at … Read more Message from the President of Science for Peace
Mayor David Miller hosted a gathering of Torontonians in the council chamber of Toronto’s City Hall on November 13 and 14. He greeted us warmly and then settled back to … Read more Toronto Wants Zero Nuclear Weapons
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty This treaty establishes a bargain between states with nuclear weapons and those without. The treaty very clearly says that states without nuclear weapons agree not to … Read more Obama and the NPT
The fourth roundtable of the Global Issues Project This one-day roundtable took place at Ryerson University on Saturday 21 November. The event followed closely upon the public forum the previous … Read more Roundtable on Food and Population
Eric Lars Tollefson passed away in Calgary, Alberta on September 20, 2009. He was born October 15, 1921, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and was raised on the family farm near … Read more In Memoriam: Eric Tollefson 1921-2009
Admiral Robert Hilborn Falls, CMM, CD, the Chief of Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces from 1977 to 1980, died peacefully in Ottawa 6 November 2009. He will be remembered … Read more In Memoriam: Admiral Robert Falls 1924-2009
The Tyranny of Rights by Brewster Kneen. Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore. A Hundred Holocausts: An Insiders’ Window into US Nuclear Policy by … Read more Editor’s Book Nook