Month: June 2013
The president explains why America must address global warming, and how to get started using the tools he has.
Like many people in today’s tech-centric world I begin each morning with a scowl, caffeine, and a quick glance at my Twitter feed. The first tweet I encountered on April 22 was this: “Chair Feruta in opening statement to 2nd PrepCom calls implementation of 2010 Action Plan shared responsibility of all #NPT member states.” It … Continued
What the next Nuclear Security Summit must accomplish.
The Bulletin turns to a number of prominent nuclear weapons experts for their assessments of Obama’s Berlin speech.
Combating climate change is everyone’s responsibility. So why not help poor countries leave oil in the ground?
When Eugene Rabinowitch launched the Bulletin in 1945, he did so with the commitment to unpack heady and complicated science, technology, and security issues for a lay audience. It was only a matter of time—less than two years, in fact—before he would notice something was missing: art. And Martyl Langsdorf created what we all recognize … Continued
The practice of keeping nuclear weapons on alert evolved during the Cold War, as the United States and the Soviet Union deployed fully-armed nuclear weapons that could strike the adversary before it could retaliate.
Erosion, sea level rise, and other climate impacts threaten many coastal cities. It’s time to start talking about a gradual retreat to safer ground.
The US President will soon outline his second-term plans. Here’s what the world needs to hear.
The early decommissioning of San Onofre shows the need for closer scrutiny of decisions to repair or build nuclear power plants.
Physicist Frank Oppenheimer’s pioneering science museum, the Exploratorium, encourages visitors to think differently about the natural world.
How a new international agreement could protect stratospheric ozone and slow climate change.
The June 7th arrest of actress Shannon Richardson for allegedly sending ricin-tainted letters to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama comes after two other ricin-related incidents earlier this year. In May, five letters testing positive for the toxin were mailed from Spokane, Washington, with one each bound for an Air Force base, … Continued
Former Governing Board Chair Bill Revelle and his wife, Eleanor, have announced that they will double every gift made to the Bulletin before May 31 for increased coverage of climate and energy issues, up to a total of $50,000.