Most people assume that a major reduction in emissions would put a stop to global warming. With climate, though, there is no quick way to turn back the clock.
Month: February 2015
At least 90 square miles of firestorm would extinguish all life and destroy most everything else
A family history of the atomic bomb: Tiny numbers and tiny actions can add up to enormous consequences.
The cost of the nuclear weapons complex keeps going up, even as the size of the nuclear arsenal falls
The campaign against fully autonomous weapons may be a road map for confronting tomorrow’s dangerous technologies
Let the most recent high-profile cyber assault guide planning for future strikes
The failure to mobilize new disarmament activists is a danger to the cause
With a changing climate, nuclear power plants face increasing threats from an unexpected source: jellyfish.
Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected] CHICAGO –February 6, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced the creation of an annual $1,000 Leonard M. Rieser Award for the strongest submission to its Voices of Tomorrow program, which showcases articles and multi-media presentations produced by a rising generation of scientists and policy leaders. “This new award will help us … Continued
An annual, $1,000 award for rising experts interested in nuclear risk, climate change, and emerging technological threats to humanity.
Khamenei’s recent speech gives nuclear negotiators room to maneuver
An inside look at the response to the cheating scandal in the missile force.
While attention has been focused on centrifuges and breakout, there has been little on something more critical—uranium gas and sneakout.
To assure global coverage and a higher probability of detecting nuclear tests, if the international community must expand its monitoring system and put limits on radioactive releases from nuclear facilities
What role should nuclear power play in combating climate change? The IPCC’s answer to that question keeps changing.