Sharon Squassoni

Articles by Sharon Squassoni

19 January 2015
AfricaAmericasAsiaEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Three minutes and counting

Lynn EdenRobert RosnerRod EwingSivan KarthaEdward "Rocky" Kolb Lawrence M. KraussLeon LedermanRaymond T. PierrehumbertM. V. RamanaJennifer SimsRichard C. J. SomervilleSharon SquassoniElizabeth J. WilsonDavid TitleyRamamurti Rajaraman

Today, more than 25 years after the end of the Cold War, the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board have looked closely at the world situation and found it so threatening that the hands of the Doomsday Clock must once again be set at three minutes to midnight.

5 December 2014

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?

1 March 2013
Special issue: US nuclear exit?
A declared exit from commercial nuclear power in the United States is highly improbable.
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 energy