How energy efficiency and renewables can move Iran from the nuclear path—and maybe even reinvigorate the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Month: September 2015
Since the advent of US and Russian nuclear-armed ballistic missiles and early warning systems, the danger has always existed that a false warning of attack—believed to be true—could cause either nation to inadvertently launch a responsive “retaliatory” strike with its own nuclear forces. Fear of a disarming nuclear strike, especially during a crisis, creates immense … Continued
Ignore the hype. Novice biologists aren’t likely to construct advanced weapons any time soon.
The final version of the Clean Power Plan doesn’t deliver what the US nuclear energy industry really needs: massive subsidy and protection from competition.
On Thursday, in a teleconference sponsored by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, nuclear weapons expert Henry Sokolski discussed his recent book "Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future." The book's central thesis is that if "states become more willing to use their nuclear weapons to achieve military advantage … US security may become hostage to … Continued
Instead of hashtag activism and vague suggestions that don’t accomplish much, Millennials should approach the nuclear weapons issue with humility and examine the hard realities of world politics.
For immediate release Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected] CHICAGO– September 15, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Thomas Pickering will join its Science and Security Board. Attorney Lowell Sachnoff will rejoin the organization’s Governing Board after a year-long absence, and Sonny Garg and Gloria Scoby will join the Governing … Continued
The nuclear treaty with Tehran will go forward, but the process that led to Congressional approval will have implications for America’s global authority.
Some 36 years ago, Israel likely did a nuclear test with South Africa’s help, and the US looked the other way. That ancient history—including the violation on testing—is especially pertinent today.