1 hr 39 min

Carl Robichaud on Preventing Nuclear War Future of Life Institute Podcast

    • Technology

Carl Robichaud joins the podcast to discuss the new nuclear arms race, how much world leaders and ideologies matter for nuclear risk, and how to reach a stable, low-risk era. You can learn more about Carl's work here: https://www.longview.org/about/carl-robichaud/

Timestamps:
00:00 A new nuclear arms race
08:07 How much do world leaders matter?
18:04 How much does ideology matter?
22:14 Do nuclear weapons cause stable peace?
31:29 North Korea
34:01 Have we overestimated nuclear risk?
43:24 Time pressure in nuclear decisions
52:00 Why so many nuclear warheads?
1:02:17 Has containment been successful?
1:11:34 Coordination mechanisms
1:16:31 Technological innovations
1:25:57 Public perception of nuclear risk
1:29:52 Easier access to nuclear weapons
1:33:31 Reaching a stable, low-risk era

Carl Robichaud joins the podcast to discuss the new nuclear arms race, how much world leaders and ideologies matter for nuclear risk, and how to reach a stable, low-risk era. You can learn more about Carl's work here: https://www.longview.org/about/carl-robichaud/

Timestamps:
00:00 A new nuclear arms race
08:07 How much do world leaders matter?
18:04 How much does ideology matter?
22:14 Do nuclear weapons cause stable peace?
31:29 North Korea
34:01 Have we overestimated nuclear risk?
43:24 Time pressure in nuclear decisions
52:00 Why so many nuclear warheads?
1:02:17 Has containment been successful?
1:11:34 Coordination mechanisms
1:16:31 Technological innovations
1:25:57 Public perception of nuclear risk
1:29:52 Easier access to nuclear weapons
1:33:31 Reaching a stable, low-risk era

1 hr 39 min

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