Month: June 2015
A discussion of the state of play in the apparent final days of the Iranian nuclear negotiations and the stumbling blocks remaining on the path toward a final deal
Diplomat Thomas R. Pickering draws upon his 40 years of experience in the US State Department to give the Bulletin’s Dan Drollette Jr. his take on a wide range of current affairs—such as the progress of negotiations with Iran over its nuclear capabilities, the assassination of Iranian scientists, North Korea’s weaponry, Russia’s attitudes toward the … Continued
America’s tech-reliant security culture might lead to disaster
Another view on Pope Francis's encyclical on the environment
With planning for the 2016 event under way, a new tack needs to come to the fore.
Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire: 707.481.9372; [email protected] CHICAGO– June 24, 2015 –The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today that it is receiving a two-year, $450,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support two new Bulletin initiatives: a museum display about the past and future of nuclear energy, and a second project about communicating science to the public. … Continued
The US says Moscow violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. It should get more specific, and Russia owes a serious response.
It is ironic that while the scientific community has long tried to raise warning signals and induce action to address human-induced climate change, an encyclical from the pope on this subject is being taken by many as an ultimate call to action on this urgent issue. To be sure, the Pope’s encyclical is based in … Continued
Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected] CHICAGO– June, 19, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Harlan Loeb, Global Chair of Crisis and Risk at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, will join the organization’s Governing Board, effective June 23. “I am delighted that Harlan Loeb will be joining the Bulletin … Continued
Looking at the secret origins of the often-overlooked Israeli nuclear weapons program
The pros and cons of maintaining a stockpile to defend against near-earth objects
Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited ecological message, coming on June 18, will have both a theological and a political impact.
Why is the Department of Homeland Security moving dangerous animal disease research to America’s agricultural heartland?