Deadly Connections: Challenging Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Power, and Climate Change

Workshop, September 20 2014

Nuclear weapons and climate change are the two existential threats that face humanity, and the military is one of the largest contributors to climate change. Part one of this workshop will consider the ways that climate change will intensify conflicts and war risks generated by a system based on competition among immense organizations and endless growth. It also will explore the role in the global economy of state-dependent high-tech enclaves, including the nuclear energy sector and the military-industrial complex. The second part of the workshop will provide perspectives from people working on a variety of initiatives from the local to the global aimed at finding ways to make progress when the politics in national capitals is locked up.

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News on the Republic of Marshall Islands Law Case

U.S. Motion to Dismiss – RMI Response Next Week

On August 21, the Marshall Islands will submit its 15-page response to the U.S. Motion to Dismiss. The U.S. will have the opportunity to reply to the RMI response on September 8, and there is a hearing scheduled at the Federal Court in Oakland on September 12. Continue reading “News on the Republic of Marshall Islands Law Case”

Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War: A Conference on the Centenary of World War I

On May 3, 2014, peace and justice activists gathered to mark the 100 year anniversary of World War I, and to explore the state of peace, war, and international affairs today. The conference featured esteemed speakers from organizations and universities around the world.

Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War: A Conference on the Centenary of World War I

The Marshall Islands’ Nuclear Zero Cases in the International Court of Justice

On April 24, 2014, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) filed applications in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold the nine nuclear-armed states accountable for violations of international law with respect to their nuclear disarmament obligations under the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and customary international law. The respondent nuclear-armed states are the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, North Korea, and Israel.

The Marshall Islands’ Nuclear Zero Cases in the International Court of Justice