Elisabeth Eaves

Elisabeth Eaves

Contributing Editor, Columnists

Articles by Elisabeth Eaves

14 July 2016

The life and brutal death of a cold fusion crusader

Elisabeth Eaves

David Kushner writes in Foreign Policy on Eugene Mallove, who was involved in a controversial energy technology and later murdered.

7 April 2016
AmericasEurope/RussiaMiddle East

What does "nuclear terrorism" really mean?

Elisabeth Eaves

An act of nuclear terrorism could involve detonating an atomic weapon, lacing conventional explosives with radioactive material, or attacking a power plant. Each would have different results.

29 March 2016

"Pandemic" author Sonia Shah

Elisabeth Eaves

The Bulletin interviews the science writer on the Zika virus, novel pathogens, and how to prevent our next epidemic of disease. 

14 March 2016

Meet Climate Scientist Beate Liepert

Elisabeth EavesJanice Sinclaire

An introduction to Beate Liepert, the newest columnist at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Liepert is a climate scientist at NorthWest Research Associates in Seattle, Washington, and an adjunct research scientist at Columbia Universiaty’s Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, New York. Her pioneering work on global dimming (the observation that air pollution can dim sunlight and mask global warming) was featured in the BBC documentary “Dimming the Sun.” She contributed this research to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fourth Assessment Report. Liepert’s more recent work focuses on solar power and alternative energy use, and she is a winner of the WINGS Worldquest 2016 Women of Discovery Award.

21 January 2016

Sam Nunn on the Nuclear Security Index and slowing progress on safeguarding nuclear materials

Elisabeth Eaves

Former US Senator Sam Nunn, co-architect of the Nunn-Lugar Act, talks to the Bulletin about his organization’s new Nuclear Security Index and the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit.

28 December 2015

Seven of 2015’s most notable columns

Elisabeth Eaves

From Kansas to North Korea, a look back at some of the more timeless and thought-provoking columns we published in 2015

30 December 2014
AfricaAmericasAsiaEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Eight of 2014’s most notable columns

Elisabeth Eaves
From Washington to Damascus and Ukraine to Sierra Leone, a look back at
some of the most provocative and timely columns we published in 2014
9 October 2014
AmericasEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Ahmet Uzumcu: Getting rid of chemical weapons in Syria and beyond

Elisabeth Eaves

The director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Syria, terrorists looking for chemical weapons, and the need to watch out for weapons that haven't even been invented yet

9 June 2014
AmericasMiddle East

WHO's Maurizio Barbeschi talks about MERS and mass events

Elisabeth Eaves

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and the risks posed by massive gatherings of people, such as the Hajj