Basel Peace Office

100 Seconds to Midnight – webinar

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

100 Seconds to Midnight What does this mean? What can we do? On In January 2020, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the Doomsday Clock to '100 seconds to Midnight' indicating that humanity is the closest we have ever been to a potential catastrophe from climate change or nuclear weapons use. Since then, COVID-19 has impacted on nuclear security, tensions between […]

Nuclear disarmament, climate change and the UN Summit of the Future

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

The UN will hold a Summit for the Future in 2024. Nuclear weapons and climate change pose existential threats to current and future generations. How should these two issues be addressed in the Summit and the Pact for the Future to be adopted at the Summit?   Outline: On September 8, 2022, the United Nations General Assembly decided (by resolution […]