The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
US national laboratories and nuclear weapons facilities use or store nuclear material for scientific research as well as weapons production and upgrading and should therefore be protected by the best security systems available.
The Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration have birthed another boondoggle—a Uranium Capabilities Replacement Project slated to run billions of dollars over budget and 20 years behind schedule. It’s long past time to see if there isn’t a better solution.