Natural Disarmament

The US military and its activities have had a detrimental impact on the environment worldwide. This is not too surprising since the US military’s own manual, Environmental Considerations observes that, “The primary mission of the military is to fight and win wars. Warfare is destructive to humans and to the natural environment.” However the natural…

Banning and Eliminating Nuclear Weapons-a Planetary Health Imperative with Dr. Tilman Ruff and the 2017 Nobel Peace prize

BANNING AND ELIMINATING NUCLEAR WEAPONS: A PLANETARY HEALTH IMPERATIVE “Nuclear disarmament is the most urgent humanitarian necessity of our time”. These often-quoted words belong to Dr. Tilman Ruff, founding Chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons [ICAN], which was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for “…its work to draw attention to the…