Outrider believes that the global challenges we face together must be solved by working together.

Among the greatest threats to the future of humankind are nuclear weapons and global climate change. Outrider makes the bold claim that both threats can be overcome — and not just by policy makers but by people with the right tools and inspiration.

Outrider believes in the power of an informed, engaged public. Imagine a world where people live without fear of climate-induced catastrophe or nuclear war. The first step to making this happen is to understand these challenges. Outrider’s interactive features and in-depth articles help you learn what’s at stake and how you can be a part of the solution.

  • 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.
  • Video: How to Dismantle a Nuclear Bomb
    A video showing how easy to rid the world of nuclear bombs, one warhead at a time.
  • Accidents, Errors, and Explosions
    In spite of precautions, nuclear bombs have been accidentally dropped from airplanes, they’ve melted in storage unit fires, and some have simply gone missing.
  • Challenge: Nuclear Weapons
    The threat of nuclear confrontation is growing. But even unused, nuclear weapons have a destructive impact. What will it take for world leaders to abandon nuclear arms? And how can you help?
  • How to Launch a Nuclear Weapon
    Only the President can order the launch of nuclear weapons. The President is not required to consult with anyone, and, if the President orders a launch, no one has the authority to rescind the order.
  • Nuclear Archive
    Nuclear Weapons Blog: The threat of nuclear confrontation is growing. But even unused, nuclear weapons have a destructive impact.