The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
Public campaigns against nuclear weapons have been surprisingly effective over the years. Although public concern about nuclear weapons has existed ever since the Hiroshima bombing, it has been particularly salient thanks to three waves of anti-nuclear protest.
During the 1980s, a grass roots movement against nuclear weapons filled city
streets worldwide with protesters. Today, the drumbeat for disarmament is
growing loud again. Our experts debate whether we are witnessing a reemergence
Although Congress has been dealing with the Bush administration’s proposal to develop the
reliable replacement warhead (RRW) for much of 2007, it’s remarkable that the new weapon, a
hydrogen bomb, has attracted little public protest or even public attention.