Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center
Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center

Encouraging peaceful solutions since 1969

GAR SMITH, Editor, The War and Environment Reader

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Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center’s Monthly Forum Event

took place on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette, California

CLICK HERE for a link to a videotape of Gar Smith’s presentation.

Smith is editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal and former editor of Common Ground magazine.  He has posted over 20,000 articles on the impacts of war on nature and human society on the organization’s website,

His writings have won him the Project Censored Award and the Health Journalism Award among others.  He is also the author of Nuclear Roulette, The Truth About the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth.

Contributors include:

Medea Benjamin / Helen Caldicott / Marjorie Cohn / Daniel Ellsberg / Robert Fist / Jane Goodall / Ann Jones / Michael Klare / Winona LaDuke / Jerry Mander / Margaret Mead / Vandana Shiva / David Swanson / Jody Williams / S. Brian Willson

“Human inteligence, in its unique glory, has contrived two mechanisms to destroy us and much else: nuclear weapons and environmental catastrophe, closely linked.  It has yet to contrive the cure for the lethal malady, a task that must be undertaken without delay. The essays collected here explore the depths and imminence of the crises, and outline directions that must be pursued, and urgently.” Noam Chomsky

It was co-sponsored by Green Group, Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, Interfaith Climate Action Network and Friendly Favors



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