Take Action: Creative Action

The most effective and meaningful action you can take might not be listed on this site yet. There’s a movement within the nuclear community to develop new and creative ways of addressing the threat of nuclear weapons and helping to bring more public awareness to the problem nuclear weapons pose. Here, we provide some examples of creative actions others have taken in the hopes they can inspire you to come up with your own creative ideas.

  • 1100 Declassified US Nuclear Targets
    How many nukes do you think are needed for deterrence?
  • Accidental Nuclear War: A Timeline of Close Calls
    The most devastating military threat arguably comes from a nuclear war started not intentionally but by accident or miscalculation.
  • An Open Letter from Scientists in Support of the UN Nuclear Weapons Negotiations
    We scientists bear a special responsibility for nuclear weapons, since it was scientists who invented them and discovered that their effects are even more horrific than first thought.
  • Black Speculative Arts Movement
    The Black Speculative Arts Movement explores the future of security.
  • Campaigning Lessons & Examples
    Experiences of ICAN and Cluster Munition Coalition campaigners, offer some helpful lessons.
  • Catalyze Collaboration
    Invite new ideas, approaches and contributor to the field by providing new and meaningful ways for people to contribute their time and talent to reducing nuclear danger.
  • Creating a Nuclear Narrative
    An action plan for communicators to reduce nuclear danger.
  • Creative Nuclear Solutions
    Brokering new (and even unlikely) relationships between experts from diverse fields is core to N Square’s work.
  • Datayo: Open Data. Open Conversations.
    Datayo is an open source platform to identify, track, understand and address emerging threats to humanity.
  • Doomsday Clock
    The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a design that warns the public about how close we are to destroying our world with dangerous technologies of our own making. It is a metaphor, a reminder of the perils we must address if we are to survive on the planet.
  • Engage the Public on Divestment
    Divestment campaigning is a way to engage the general public and a way for people to feel connected to creating change.
  • Every survivor has a story
    Every survivor has a story. The hibakusha, or those who survived the nuclear attacks in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, are the best known nuclear survivors, but they are not the only ones. Downwinders grew up near America’s nuclear testing and production…
  • Experience the power of a nuclear blast in your area
    An interactive app to see how many people would be affected by a nuclear explosion in your neighborhood.
  • Greater Than
    How might the nuclear threat reduction field become one of the brightest sources of creativity and innovation on the planet?
  • Horizon 2045
    An audacious project to end the nuclear weapons century. What would be possible if we broke the stranglehold that nuclear weapons have on our imaginations, our policies, and our shared future?
  • International Panel on Fissile Materials
    The IPFM was founded in January 2006 and is an independent group of arms-control and nonproliferation experts from both nuclear weapon and non-nuclear weapon states.
  • Into the Afrofuture
    Two leaders of the Black Speculative Arts Movement talk about their new collaboration with N Square—and what Afrofuturism brings to the task of envisioning a nuclear threat-free future.
  • Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction
    Our goal is to reach out to physicists in the United States and mobilize those interested in opportunities for nuclear threat reduction. We welcome physical scientists broadly, including those in engineering.
  • Podcast: At the Brink
    We created a weapon that could end humanity — but can we control it? A podcast about humanity’s most terrible weapon, and the stories of those who have shaped its history.
  • Shadows and Ashes: The Perils of Nuclear Weapons
    This exhibit of art and science examines the role of nuclear weapons in our society and reflects on their results.
  • Video: Scientists Support a Nuclear Ban
    A video of prominent scientists calling for a ban on nuclear weapons, presented at the UN during discussions regarding the creation of the TPNW.
  • Video: What nuclear war looks like from space
    Nuclear winter visualisations made by FLI’s Professor Max Tegmark using state-of-the-art simulation data from several recent science papers.
  • Voices in Action
    How might we support individuals to better contribute their actions and ideas to affect impactful outcomes in their organizations and the nuclear policy field?