Sharon Squassoni

Articles by Sharon Squassoni

5 December 2014
AmericasEurope/Russia

Talk is cheap: Washington attends the humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons impacts

Sharon Squassoni

Why is the United States now participating in the humanitarian initiative after having previously declined to do so?

30 September 2011

Why nuclear power is unique. Uniquely dangerous.

Charles Forsberg suggests that nuclear energy holds the kernel of energy independence, that it can be a force for peace, and that it can remove "energy demands as a cause of war," citing the West's oil interests in the Middle East as a reason for military interventions.

25 August 2011

Nuclear power: Between faith and fear

Several years ago, an American utility executive said, "Nuclear energy is a business, not a religion." This was a refreshing change from the usual ardent support or criticism of nuclear energ