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Five Reasons to Support a Total Ban of Nuclear Weapons Today

The date, September 26, is the United Nations’ International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. One year has now passed since the historic adoption of an international treaty which aims to make these weapons illegal. In an article published by Greenpeace International on September 26 this year, Jen Maman provides five reasons as to why these weapons of mass destruction must be banned in order to build a peaceful world. These reasons are:
  1. They cause catastrophic harm
  2. They are pointless
  3. They cost us a fortune
  4. They carry huge proliferation risks
  5. They are the only weapons of mass destruction which have not yet been (really) banned.
Read the full article here.

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