Our annual appeal remembers the anniversary of the world’s first nuclear bomb being dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.
On her recent trip to the UK, ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn visited Scotland and the naval base at Faslane where Trident nuclear weapons are housed.
Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world – The Conversation / Newsweek / Mail Online
In light of escalating war of words between North Korea and the USA, Medact Director David McCoy writes about the effects of nuclear detonations on the environment and climate.
Round up of coverage of Medact report – A safer world: Treating Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons.
Medical professionals speak out to demand isolated UK respect UN treaty banning Trident – article in CommonSpace
David Jamieson writes about Medact report ”A safer world – Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons’ for CommonSpace.
Abbie Rimmer reports on Medact letter published in the Daily Telegraph today (25 July 2017) for BMJ News.
Our new report calls the UK Government to account for aggressive nuclear weapons policies and continued funding of Trident.
The world now has an international treaty making it illegal for ratifying states to possess nuclear weapons. Our new report takes this opportunity to re-examine the arguments for and against the UK’s continued adherence to its own nuclear arsenal.