A Possible Path to Peace – in Ukraine and Elsewhere
February 24, 2022
As the crisis in Ukraine accelerates, President Biden and other leaders have acted wisely in continuing diplomatic efforts. Read more..
Demilitarization: Is It Time for Civilian-Based Defense?
February 22, 2022 by Richard Sandbrook
“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.” Read more..
Will Justin Trudeau respect the will of Canadians on banning nuclear weapons?
January 23, 2022 by Arnd Jurgensen
According to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday clock, we are 100 seconds from midnight. Read more..
Reflections on Bob Woodward’s “Fear: Trump in the White House”
December 17, 2021 by Michele Duguay
Bob Woodward is a renowned investigative journalist, author and historian. Among his 20 previous books, 12 have been best-sellers. Read more..
Science for Peace Stands with the Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders
November 25, 2021 by Science for Peace
Science for Peace is shocked by last week’s RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en territory, lands that have never been ceded to Canada and that support an Indigenous nation and culture with a governance structure thousands of years old.
COP26 Dangerous Omissions: Amplifying Feedbacks, Human Fatalities
November 9, 2021 by Judy Deutsch
Thirty-three years ago climate scientist James Hansen and other climate scientists testified to a U.S. Congressional Committee and to a Senate Panel. Read more..
Deconstructing Boats on the Eve of Glasgow COP26
November 2, 2021 by Judy Deutsch
What first comes to my mind about “boat people” are families in rickety boats fleeing from Vietnam in the last days of that war, and now the climate and war refugees in capsizing boats, drowning in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and other oceans and seas.
Climate preservation with lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries
Emissions of greenhouse gases by automobile internal combustion engines and thermal electric power plants could be largely eliminated by moving over to wind and solar power sources, with storage provided by lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries. Read more..
Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: A Review
In Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, science writer Ashlee Vance has described a prodigy who has revolutionized three industries at once – space-capable rockets, electric cars and solar energy. Read more..