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Eric Schlosser: Nuclear Disaster Doesn’t Have to Be Inevitable

Governments and world citizens must commit themselves to common goals in order to reduce the risk of a global nuclear catastrophe.

Author and investigative journalist Eric Schlosser discusses lessons learned from his 2013 book Command and Controlin today’s featured Big Think interview. The book places a keen focus on the inherent risks associated with the world’s nuclear weapon supply and raises questions about our worldwide illusion of safety. After a year of talking about the book, attending international meetings, and interviewing government officials, Schlosser says he’s still hopeful we’re not totally and completely screwed.

He walks through the necessary course of action moving forward in the video below:


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