Editor’s Book Nook

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 Daniel Ellsberg. Selling Out: Academic Freedom and the Corporate Market by Howard Woodhouse. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009. Societies of Peace: Matriarchies Past, Present and Future … Read more Editor’s Book Nook

In Memoriam: Admiral Robert Falls 1924-2009

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 by a few members of SfP as having attended and contributed to our 1985 disarmament conference the full proceedings of which are published under the … Read more In Memoriam: Admiral Robert Falls 1924-2009

In Memoriam: Eric Tollefson 1921-2009

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 Mossbank, Saskatchewan. He earned his B.A. Honors and M.A. from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Toronto. … Read more In Memoriam: Eric Tollefson 1921-2009

Roundtable on Food and Population

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 evening on the same topics, held at the Koffler Centre. The papers and list of participants will be made available in due course. The roundtable … Read more Roundtable on Food and Population

Message from the President of Science for Peace

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 a time of enormous accumulation of individual wealth. Meanwhile, there are more localized crises, each of which lead to untold suffering: the two wars in … Read more Message from the President of Science for Peace

An Arctic Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone: Why is now the time?

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, with reference to Central Europe. A year later Polish diplomat Adam Rapacki put forward a plan to keep nuclear weapons out of Poland, Czechoslovakia, and … Read more An Arctic Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone: Why is now the time?

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