2022 Open Letter to Minister of Defence on F35 Selection

Dear Minister Anand; As a former air force colonel and former CF18 fleet engineering life cycle manager, I am writing to express my deep disappointment for the recent F35 announcement to select the F35 as the next fighter for the Air Force. Not only was this an election promise broken, but a fundamental departure from … Read more 2022 Open Letter to Minister of Defence on F35 Selection

Science for Peace Calls for a Peaceful Settlement in Ukraine

February 26, 2022 Science for Peace condemns the Russian decision to launch military action against Ukraine and its efforts to depose a democratically elected government. Although Russia has plausible security concerns about NATO’s eastward march to Russia’s borders, these concerns do not justify this all-out military offensive.  The Russian government’s diplomatic recognition of Donetsk and … Read more Science for Peace Calls for a Peaceful Settlement in Ukraine

A Possible Path to Peace – in Ukraine and Elsewhere

10 ways to avoid a devastating war in Ukraine As the crisis in Ukraine accelerates, President Biden and other leaders have acted wisely in continuing diplomatic efforts. However, leaders in the United States and Russia, including Vladimir Putin and Mr. Biden, too often escalate conflict in Eastern Europe with military deployments, at times dehumanizing opponents … Read more A Possible Path to Peace – in Ukraine and Elsewhere

2021 Blumenfeld Peace Essay Contest on Reducing the Dangers of Nuclear Weapons  

How can humanity reduce the dangers and risks of nuclear weapons? As the world grapples with the Covid pandemic and an increasingly serious global climate crisis, thousands of nuclear weapons remain in arsenals around the world. Many of these weapons are ready to be launched within minutes, threatening humanity with nuclear catastrophe. Progress in reducing … Read more 2021 Blumenfeld Peace Essay Contest on Reducing the Dangers of Nuclear Weapons  

Science for Peace in the Decisive Decade

Science for Peace in the Decisive Decade Humanity must make fundamental choices in the next decade to avoid the potentially devastating consequences of our interrelated sustainability crises, especially nuclear war and climate crisis. This decade will be decisive in laying the foundations of a conversion economy free from both carbon emissions and the production of … Read more Science for Peace in the Decisive Decade

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