Several items with interesting info on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

Nuclear Weapons Will Soon Be Banned Under International Law:  https://truthout.org/articles/nuclear-weapons-will-soon-be-banned-under-international-law/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=4e557096-e59a-4280-a35b-45d08c679dba

This climate scientist opposes “nuclear winter” and urges Biden to sign the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons:  https://beyondnuclearinternational.org/2020/10/25/dear-president-elect-biden/

Interesting article summarizing the UN’s nuclear weapons treaty’s meaning — and what’s next:  https://thebulletin.org/2020/10/the-nuclear-ban-treaty-is-set-to-enter-force-experts-explain-what-comes-next/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=MondayNewsletter11022020&utm_content=NuclearRisk_BanTreaty_10302020

Cities can endorse the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, even if their nations do not:  https://beyondnuclearinternational.org/2020/11/01/ican-save-my-city/

The highly respected Arms Control Association (ACA) published this article saying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a “much-needed wake-up call” — https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2020-11/focus/nuclear-ban-treaty-much-needed-wake-up-call

The ACA published this article:  When the TPNW goes into force, what’s next?  https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2020-11/features/nuclear-weapons-ban-treaty-enter-into-force-whats-next

Despite 50 nations enacting the treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons, some nations are launching a new nuclear arms race!  https://www.juancole.com/2020/10/nations-accelerating-dangerous.html

National Fellowship of Reconciliation’s statement on the ratification of the U.N. treaty outlawing nuclear weapons:  https://forusa.org/2020/10/27/for-usas-statement-on-passage-of-un-treaty-outlawing-nuclear-weapons/

These had previously been posted to this blog:

November 5, 2019:  Fact Sheet: 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

May 20, 2020:  Build support for the U.N. treaty to PROHIBIT nuclear weapons! – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

October 24, 2020:   GOOD NEWS!!! The 50th nation has ratified the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons!!! – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

October 31, 2020:   50 nations ratified the U.N. treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons! See these great statements! – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

December 15, 2020:   Three more nations ratified the U.N. treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

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