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
Women have as much reason as men to fear nuclear war. Maybe more. But women have relatively little control over whether nuclear weapons are ever used—or whether they continue to exist. How can women break into the largely male preserve of weapons policy?
To guard against cyber attacks on the North American electric grid, three experts recommend forming an industry-supported organization like the one created by the nuclear industry after the Three Mile Island accident.
As the world looks on with trepidation at the growing crisis between Ukraine and Russia, does anyone think that the nuclear arsenals of Russia and the United States could play a constructive role? Of course not.
Chemical weapons are disappearing from Syria and some say it's time to ban them from the entire region. Others say banning nuclear weapons must remain paramount. Could simply discussing these issues make the region more secure?