News

Joan Rohlfing tells Effective Altruism Global conference that “we can choose” to reduce nuclear threats and build a safer world

“This is about whether or not we take seriously our generational stewardship and can create a security system that is not premised on the mass elimination of humanity, but one that embraces providing for a long- term future,” Joan Rohlfing, president and COO of NTI, told the Effective Altruism (EA) Global 2021 conference in London. In her October 30 talk, “Beyond the Precipice: A New Nuclear Paradigm for Surviving the Anthropocene,” Rohlfing discussed the increasing risk of a global catastrophic nuclear event and explored pathways to build a safer nuclear future. Throughout her presentation, she made the case for why reducing catastrophic nuclear risks should be a priority for the EA community in its mission to safeguard the long-term future of humanity.

See a full transcript of her speech, the full written text of the Q & A discussion after, or watch the full presentation here.

NTI | bio Senior Fellow Jaime Yassif also spoke at the conference, where she led a discussion on preventing global catastrophic biological risks.

Stay Informed

Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest on nuclear and biological threats.

Sign Up

More News

#CranesForOurFuture Takes Flight August 6-9

News

#CranesForOurFuture Takes Flight August 6-9

This August 6–9 join us for the fourth annual #CranesForOurFuture campaign, the world’s largest and most visible demonstration of support for a world without nuclear weapons.


NTI in Geneva to Celebrate the IPNDV’s 10 Years of Progress

News

NTI in Geneva to Celebrate the IPNDV’s 10 Years of Progress

NTI President and COO Joan Rohlfing and more than 100 experts from 20 countries gathered this week in Geneva to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV), a public-private partnership between NTI and the U.S. Department of State with 30 Partner countries.



See All News

Close

My Resources