Forty-Five Years Ago, the Government Used Subterranean Nukes to Dig for Natural Gas
Operation Plowshare was all about using nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes—but the program produced few economic benefits and, activists say, polluted Colorado with radiation.
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
For 32 years, a group of activists have been living in camper vans on the west coast of Scotland in an ongoing—and mostly hopeless—effort to convince the government to get rid of its nuclear weapons. Could there be a breakthrough if Scotland votes for...
How Fucked Are Nukes?
Are you scared of getting nuked? If you asked me that now, I'd say, "Not hugely." But if you had asked me that when I was around ten, I would have been sobbing before you even finished the question.