an article in boston globe
We will miss our colleague and proponent for a world without nuclear weapons and for responsibility of scientists and science. Our thoughts are with his family.
This video was taped in June 2016 for the event on the anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto.
Presseankündigung 21. April 2016 Weltkongress Abrüstung – für und in einer Atmosphäre des Friedens Disarm for a Climate of Peace „Die Welt ist überrüstet und der Frieden unterfinanziert“ (UN-Generalsekretär Ban Ki-moon) In einer Atmosphäre der internationalen politischen Konfrontation und der weltweiten Hochrüstung veranstaltet das Internationale Friedensbüro (International Peace Bureau, IPB) vom 30. September bis zum 2. Oktober 2016 den Weltkongress zum Thema internationale Abrüstung. Ausgetragen wird der Kongress, zu dem ca. 1000 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer aus mehr als 40 Ländern … Continue reading →
Last month the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced that as a consequence of the nuclear, climate change and other existenial threats to humanity, their Doomsday Clock must remain set a three minutes to midnight, the “closest to catastrophe since the early days of above-ground hydrogen bomb testing.” The Peace & Planet Network has adopted the following statement of appreciation and response to the BAS announcement, which urgest us to more deeply understand and respond to the systemic roots of … Continue reading →
During the years 2012-2015, I wrote a number of articles on the urgent problems which the world is facing today, and also discussed the solutions that are available to us. Most of these articles were published by Countercurrents, TMS Weekly Digest and Human Wrongs Watch. A few appeared on Waging Peace, the website of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and in Erudito and Cadmus, (which are journals of the World Academy of Art and Science), or on the website the … Continue reading →
PUBLICATION OF MY COLLECTED ESSAYS, by John Scales Avery During the years 2012-2015, I wrote a number of articles on the urgent problems which the world is facing today, and also discussed the solutions that are available to us.Most of these articles were published by Countercurrents, TMS Weekly Digest and Human Wrongs Watch. A few appeared on Waging Peace, the website of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and in Erudito and Cadmus, (which are journals of the World Academy of … Continue reading →
Jürgen Scheffran, Co-Chair of INES, joined this event in Paris. Key findings on the importance of social science research for understanding climate change induced migration were presented at an official COP21-Side-Event. Prof. Jürgen Scheffran has been part of an international team investigating that topic in an empirical and theoretical way for four years. The event met with lively interest from conference visitors and was documented on film: https://www.clisap.de/de/clisap/organisation/presse/cop21-dossier/cop21-side-event/ … Continue reading →
Jürgen Scheffran, Co-Chair of INES worked out recently a Report for the World Future Council on the Climate-Nuclear Nexus which was presented in Geneva. He explored the linkages between climate change and nuclear threats. Please have a look to it: www.worldfuturecouncil.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Disarmament/The_Climate-Nuclear_Nexus.pdf Jakob von Uexkull published in December an article “The Climate-Nuclear Nexus: Two Key Threats Endangering Future Generations” in the Huffington Post about this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jakob-von-uexkull/the-climate-nuclear-nexus_b_8707016.html … Continue reading →
Never again war from German soil On September 26 more than 1500 people protested in front of the US Airbase Ramstein. Please find pictures here and an article of Stars+Stripes here. More than 6000 persons signed the following appeal: Appeal The US Air Force base at Ramstein, Germany, is a central pivot for preparing and executing wars of aggression violating international law. Most of the lethal missions of US combat drones, e.g. in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, … Continue reading →
4. May 2012 At the INES Council meeting on April 28th, 2012 in Vienna, the following statement was adopted by the INES Council members*. The first nuclear bomb in 1945 changed the world – and many physicists were shocked and felt guilty in the aftermath of the use of nuclear weapons on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Science was no longer innocent (if it ever had been). This was one reason why, in the 1950s/1960s, the scientific community was … Continue reading →