One trillion dollars
could instead be used to help address the corona virus pandemic, end poverty, protect the climate, build global peace and achieve the sustainable development goals.
move the nuclear weapons money to better purposes!
From missiles to medicines: Using the USA Defense Production Act to support public health and the climate
[COVID 19 vaccine production. Photo: Katisa, 123RF] In June 2022, United States President Joe Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to accelerate domestic manufacturing of clean energy, in particular the production of five key energy technologies: (1) solar; (2)...
How much do the nuclear weapon states spend on nuclear weapons?
Is it $73 billion globally every year or over $100 billion? In June 2021, ICAN produced a report Complicit: 2020 Global Nuclear Weapons Spending, indicating that the nuclear armed states collectively spent $72.6 billion in 2020 on nuclear weapons. However, this figure...
Fulfil the NPT: From nuclear threats to human security
NoFirstUse Global, a coalition of 9 co-founding organizations and 74 participating organizations, has recently launched Fulfil the NPT: From nuclear threats to human security, an Open Letter to States Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) calling on...