Women and Global Catastrophic Risks: Nuclear, Climate Change and Pandemic

GUEST ARTICLE BY SHEREEN NANISH Part 1 By the year 2100 we humans face a 19 percent chance we’ll have wiped ourselves off the face of the planet.  That was the opinion reached in 2008 by a University of Oxford conference organized by its Future of Humanity Institute. The conclusion of the conference couldn’t have… Read More Women and Global Catastrophic Risks: Nuclear, Climate Change and Pandemic

What journalists should know about the atomic bombings

GUEST ARTICLE BY ALEX WELLERSTEIN As we approach the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, even with everything else going on this year, we’re certainly going to see an up-tick in atomic bomb-related historical content in the news. As arbitrary as 5/10 year anniversaries are, they can be a useful opportunity… Read More What journalists should know about the atomic bombings