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Vol.35, No.1: Jan-Mar 2019

Negative Emissions are Positive

Why stop at carbon-neutral? Metta Spencer takes a look at some new technologies which not only capture carbon emissions but which could take us into carbon-negative territory. Read more —your comments are also welcome.
Readers of our print edition will also find this article’s endnotes here.

Also in this issue

Hello, Canada
Joseph Cirincione is one of the leading anti-nuclear weapons campaigners in the US. In October, he came to Ottawa to meet with Canadian disarmament groups. COMMENT

Our Friend Gene Sharp: a conversation with Jamila Raqib
For most of her adult life, Jamila Raqib worked alongside the late Gene Sharp at the Albert Einstein Institution. In a video talk in November, she and Metta Spencer exchanged views on nonviolence and Sharp’s legacy. COMMENT

Peace Magazine archives: January update!

Every year on New Year’s Day, we mark the occasion by uploading all remaining articles from the issues published during the preceding calendar year. See the archive page here for more than 2600 individual articles from March 1985 to October 2018.

Web extras

Open letter from Venezuelan peace and non-violence activists
This is a long and comprehensive document, highlighting the militarization of the Venezuelan government and the economic collapse which followed. The signatories represent nonviolent, pacifist, anarchist, social justice, and environmental groups: “We want it to be our voices and aspirations, not arms, which finally decide the future and destiny of our country.”

Russia may have violated the INF Treaty. Here’s how the United States appears to have done the same
Theodor Postol writes: “The Trump administration announced its suspension of the treaty [on February 1st], alleging (as did the Obama administration) that the Russians have violated it by developing a cruise missile that appears to breach the clear limitations on weapons ranges established by the INF. The Russian government responded by also suspending its adherence to the treaty.”
Read the full story (reprinted from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists website; thebulletin.org) here.

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