The militarisation of space is an increasing concern for peace activists, not least following former US President Donald Trump’s creation of a Space Force. Billions of pounds are being spent by multiple countries on militarising space – on satellites, ground-based stations and new technologies such as armed drones, controlled through satellites. Warfare has become almost totally dependent on space technology.
In a major report published ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) summit in Brussels on 14 June 2021, ICAN argues that members of the transatlantic alliance should embrace the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force in January 2021. But what does this mean for Britain, who has refused to engage with the TPNW and declares it will never sign?
Find out more about the UK's nuclear weapons system, Trident, and the government's plans for even more nuclear warheads.
Nuclear weapons and climate change are the two existential threats facing us today – find out more about how these two issues are linked.
CND calls for an end to the production of nuclear energy – a technology that is dirty, dangerous and economically unsustainable. Find out more in this briefing.
Find out more about the current situation in regards to North Korea's nuclear weapons and the dangers of escalation with the US.
The nuclear fusion process is costly, dangerous and unnecessary, and CND opposes the proposed imposition of these reactors on local communities.
Scottish CND has published this guide to radiation risks and nuclear power in Scotland more generally.
A fact sheet from Beyond Nuclear from the organisation's radiation and health specialist, Cindy Folkers, on what women need to know about nuclear weapons.