Hear This Idea
Hear This Idea
Feb 16, 2023
#58 – Carl Robichaud on Reducing the Risks of Nuclear War
Play • 3 hr 42 min

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Carl Robichaud co-leads Longview Philanthropy’s programme on nuclear weapons.

We discuss:

  • Lessons from the Ukraine crisis
  • China's future as a nuclear power
  • Nuclear near-misses
  • The Reykjavik Summit, Acheson–Lilienthal Report and Baruch Plan
  • Lessons from nuclear risk for other emerging technological risks
  • What's happened to philanthropy aimed at reducing risks from nuclear weapons, and what philanthropy can support today

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