The Promise and Threat of Nuclear Energy

Bill Gates:on Energy - Innovating to Zero!


Feb. 2010. Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world's energy future, describing the need for "miracles" to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he's backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. [site] 27.49 min.

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The Peace Doves - There are plenty of weapons left in the world since the 1992 treaty committing nuclear states to disarmament. The peace doves have come from outer space to assist you in your mission - to disarm the 8 states that still have nuclear weapons. site annotation for The Peace Doves

http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/peace/nuclear_weapons/game.html


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Atomic Bomb Museum - The Atomic Bomb Museum presents a powerful view of the effects of the World War II bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. site annotation for Atomic Bomb Museum

http://atomicbombmuseum.org/


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Federation of American Scientists - Status of World Nuclear Forces - This Status of World Nuclear Forces offers an estimate of the "size and composition of the national nuclear weapon stockpiles". site annotation for Federation of American Scientists - Status of World Nuclear Forces

http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/nukes/nuclearweapons/nukestatus.html


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Learn About Nuclear Weapons - This site was created by the The Swedish Physicians against Nuclear Weapons and the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society. Educators, be sure to check out the For Teachers link along the top menu bar. site annotation for Learn About Nuclear Weapons

http://www.learnaboutnukes.org/


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Proliferation Status 2005 - From Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, this map shows the status of nuclear proliferation in 2005. In addition, chemical and biological weapons and long-range missiles are displayed. site annotation for Proliferation Status 2005

http://www.kintera.org/atf/cf/%7B84F00800-D85E-4952-9E61-D991E657A458%7D/proliferation%20status%20ma
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Nuclear Weapon Status 2005 - From the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, this map of nuclear weapons distribution illustrates the differences between states with weapons pre-NPT, those that developed post-NPT and suspected clandestine operations.  site annotation for Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

http://www.kintera.org/atf/cf/%7B84F00800-D85E-4952-9E61-D991E657A458%7D/nuclear%20status%20map.pdf


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Ten Reasons to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - These ten reasons were written by David Krieger and are found on the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's website. site annotation for Ten Reasons to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/issues/nuclear-weapons/10-reasons-abolish-nw.htm


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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - Resources - Check out the Learn Peace section to find several classroom activities for students. Play videos from scientists, celebrities and youth speaking out against nuclear weapons. site annotation for International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - Resources

http://www.icanw.org/resources


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PBS: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation Timeline/Map - Load the map and then drag the tab on the timeline to see which countries acquired nuclear weapons and what the status of each country is. The timeline goes from 1945 - 2006. site annotation for PBS: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation Timeline/Map

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/military/proliferation/map_flash.html


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PBS: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation - Review this very through and up-to-date report, as well as view all of the related topics linked on the right hand side: International Diplomacy, Verifying and Monitoring States, Dismantling an Atomic State, International Treaties, Nuclear Glossary, Types of Nuclear Bombs and Country Profiles.  site annotation for PBS: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/military/proliferation/index.html


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Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons - The Nobel Prize site offers this backgrounder of the history of nuclear proliferation and the treaties that have been signed by various countries to further the cause of disarmament. site annotation for Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/peace/nuclear_weapons/readmore.html