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
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Thomas Lorenz is a senior research fellow at the International Centre for Security Analysis at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. Previously, he was a safeguards information analyst with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
An IAEA-controlled nuclear fuel bank has stalled as developing states refuse to allow the agency to even consider proposals for it. To move forward, these states' justifiable concerns must be addressed.