Timmon Wallis has a BA in Human Ecology and a PhD in Peace Studies. He has written and campaigned extensively on peace and environmental issues over several decades and his most recent book is Disarming the Nuclear Argument: the Truth about Nuclear Weapons, published by Luath Press, Edinburgh, 2018. He is currently the Executive Director of NuclearBan.US, a partner of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work facilitating the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Our survival as a planet depends on drastically curbing greenhouse gas emissions in the very near future. Our survival also depends on completely eliminating the danger of nuclear weapons.
By fortunate coincidence, the resources (federal funding, private funding, scientific and technical expertise, jobs and infrastructure) currently being wasted on nuclear weapons can be shifted to the production