Can We Prevent Nuclear War? January 8, 2016

PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail (Jan. 8, 2016) on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear weapons, and what we can do to eliminate this threat. Many experts believe that the danger of nuclear war is greater now than during the Cold War. Dr. Helfand asks you to take meaningful action to eliminate all nuclear weapons from the planet. Ira asks, “Can we prevent nuclear war?”

PSR is a U.S. partner of ICAN, an international movement of civil society organizations that brought the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty negotiations to the U.N. in 2017.

Here’s how you can get involved with PSR’s nuclear disarmament movement:

  • Get involved with the nuclear divestment movement. “Don’t Bank on the Bomb” is a global campaign that targets financial institutions to sever economic support from the nuclear weapons enterprise.
  • Become a messenger! Write a Letter to the Editor in your local newspaper. Plug into the conversation on the #nuclearban on social media to expand coverage of the negotiations. Get started by checking out @PSRnuclear.
  • Support PSR’s work to eliminate nuclear weapons.



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