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Thu, Feb 29



VFP Twin Threats Webinar

Warheads to Windmills: addressing the threats of climate and nuclear weapons before it’s too late

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VFP Twin Threats Webinar
VFP Twin Threats Webinar

Time & Location

Feb 29, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM


About the event

Join Dr. Ivana Hughes, president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and Dr. Timmon Wallis of NuclearBan.US and the Warheads to Windmills Coalition to discuss the urgency of addressing both Climate Change and Nuclear War as twin existential threats. Learn how to build a mass movement that can put an end to these threats. Questions and discussion with the audience will follow.


Dr. Ivana Nikolić Hughes is President of the Nuclear Age Peace  Foundation and a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Chemistry at  Columbia University. Dr. Hughes holds a BS with Honors from Caltech, where she studied chemical engineering. Dr. Hughes obtained her PhD from Stanford University, where she was an American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellow. She has been a faculty member at Columbia University since 2008 and was awarded the Lenfest Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award for 2020. Her work on ascertaining the radiological conditions in the Marshall Islands has been covered widely. Dr. Hughes  currently serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Group to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Dr. Timmon Wallis is Executive Director of NuclearBan.US and coordinator of the national Warheads to Windmills Coalition. He has a BA  in Human Ecology and a PhD in Peace Studies, and has been writing, teaching and campaigning on the issues of climate and nuclear weapons for many years. His book, Disarming the Nuclear Argument contributed to the negotiations which led to the Treaty on the Prohibition of  Nuclear Weapons and earned ICAN its Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. His most  recent book, Warheads to Windmills: Preventing Climate Catastrophe and Nuclear War was published in December 2023.

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