Science for Peace.ca

peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding (Albert Einstein).

Welcome: Science for Peace is a Canadian organization consisting of natural scientists, engineers, social scientists, scholars in the humanities and people from the wider community. We seek to understand and act against the forces that make for militarism, environmental destruction, and social injustice here and abroad. Membership in Science for Peace offers one avenue to influence wider society about these crucial problems … (full text Homepage).

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Address: Science for Peace.ca, A306 University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H7, Canada;
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What we do: Conferences, forums, and seminars … Working Groups and Projects, Day to day research, information dissemination and public outreach of Science for Peace occurs through its Working Groups and through specific Projects.

Groups study a large range of issues including Nuclear Abolition, Human Rights, Genetic Engineering, Peace Education and Ethics as well as economic issues. New members are encouraged to participate in these Working Groups in order to contribute to research or preparation of reports and events, as well as to learn about specific areas of interest

Global Issues Project:

Rapidly growing demand, resulting from increasing global population, rising per-capita consumption, and the spread of harmful or inappropriate technologies, is causing an upward trend in the use of resources and the stresses on environmental sinks. At the same time, supplies of resources are being provided at increasing energy cost, and pollution is increasing, most notably the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Climate change makes each factor of concern more worrisome. The Global Issues Project is designed to probe interrelationships among vital factors, and to devise and promote strategies that might help humankind manage its way through anticipated crises … (full text).

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