Who is Outrider?

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.


Do you believe that change is possible?

If you want a world without climate catastrophe or the threat of nuclear war, then Outrider is here for you. Our stories explore the connection between politics and security and how smart policy can sustain a safe and livable planet. Please, join us.

Gender Roles

Nuclear Weapons and Reproductive Justice

For many, reproductive choice is uniquely linked to the manufacture, maintenance, and testing of nuclear weapons.

Policy Matters

When All You Have is a Hammer...

From nuclear weapons to militarized police, our culture of violence has brought us to a place where all of our problems are seen as wars that must be won. And our communities are paying the price.

police in armored vehicle
Climate Impacts

Apocalypse Bolivia: Amazon on Fire

One man’s trip to the Bolivian Rainforest turns out to be more than he bargained for.

Firefighter in Bolivia; Getty
Policy Budget

Military Spending Increases As The World Stands On The Edge Of A Moral And Climate Crisis

With COP26 underway, we need to stop spending on potential military conflicts and more on the climate crisis.

 In this NASA/NOAA handout image, NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma (C) in the Caribbean Sea, Tropical Storm Jose (R) in the Atlantic Ocean and Tropical Storm Katia in the Gulf of Mexico taken at 15:45 UTC on September 08, 2017; Getty
Policy Matters

Is Biden Taking Nuclear Policy Seriously?

Without bold action, the U.S. appears disinterested in pursuing a path toward complete disarmament of nuclear weapons.

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