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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.


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Imagine a world where people live without fear of climate-induced catastrophe or nuclear war. The first step to making this happen is to understand these challenges. Outrider's interactive features and in-depth articles help you learn what's at stake and how you can be a part of the solution.

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Less is More: the Feminist Case Against Minimum Deterrence

If countries take the wellbeing and security of society’s most vulnerable and marginalized communities as their starting point, we will end up with a very different approach to nuclear weapons and different policy outcomes.

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51 years of Earth Day

When the Earth Moves

On the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, bipartisan climate action has never been more important.

When The Earth Moves Film
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the 2nd plenary session of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 9, 2016.; Getty
by Barbara Finamore

China’s 2015 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) included a pledge to peak its CO2 emissions around 2030 and make best efforts to peak earlier. Yet it did not set a target level at which emissions would peak.

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