Countdown to Zero posterIt would seem that there's a lot to worry about lately, what with hung parliaments, shaky economy and not even a peep of anything that resembles warmer weather.

Thankfully, all of that nonsense can pale into comparison with the release of a new documentary that aims to highlight calls for nuclear disarmament and the rogue nations that are doing their best to tool up and destroy us all merely for looking at them the wrong way. On the basis of the trailer alone, you should be very, very scared...

Made by the producers of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, Countdown To Zero campaigns for the destruction of every nuclear weapon on the planet and uses an impressive cast of talking heads to get this point across. Unfortunately, it's not that simple: there are over 23,000 nuclear weapons in existence and, would you believe it, they can't all be accounted for. Oh dear...

Find out more and watch the chilling Countdown To Zero trailer after the jump... Countdown to Zero posterIt would seem that there's a lot to worry about lately, what with hung parliaments, shaky economy and not even a peep of anything that resembles warmer weather.

Thankfully, all of that nonsense can pale into comparison with the release of a new documentary that aims to highlight calls for nuclear disarmament and the rogue nations that are doing their best to tool up and destroy us all merely for looking at them the wrong way. On the basis of the trailer alone, you should be very, very scared...

Made by the producers of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, Countdown To Zero campaigns for the destruction of every nuclear weapon on the planet and uses an impressive cast of talking heads to get this point across. Unfortunately, it's not that simple: there are over 23,000 nuclear weapons in existence and, would you believe it, they can't all be accounted for. Oh dear...

Not that you'd know it from the news but the threat of nuclear war has, apparently, never been higher than it is now. Although the US and Russia are making worthy inroads into disarmament, the US recently admitted that the Middle East was 'a sticking point', particularly trying to get Iran to join in the talks (and that's not even factoring in North Korea's growing arsenal.) You can only wish them, and this documentary, luck in smoothing the path to a safer, calmer world...

You can find out more about the Countdown To Zero campaign at takepart.com or watch the unsettling trailer below:



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