Recasting history, US nuclear science leaders sound like they want to see the CTBT ratified.
Month: October 2015
Contrary to popular opinion, Washington and Moscow should strive now to make progress on bilateral arms control. A more ambitious treaty that limits modernization plans can help stabilize a volatile situation.
Comics and graphic novels have provided a means of deep and nuanced thinking about nuclear weapons for decades, raising questions and offering perspectives many readers might still not expect from such a colorful medium.
An eyewitness account of an incident at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when Air Force crews on Okinawa were ordered to launch 32 missiles, each carrying a large nuclear warhead
Stephen Harper’s climate policy generally ranged from laggard to just plain obstructive. Justin Trudeau’s victory might change that, but probably not as much as activists hope.
Following the Iran nuclear deal, there’s never been a better moment to move towards general and complete disarmament.
Though post-Fukushima fears may linger, nuclear power is safer than the coal burning that has grown since the 2011 disaster.
Russia could soon be shaking up the nuclear power scene in Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere with its convenient “build-own-operate” service, but are short-term needs beating out long-term safety concerns?
A former governor of Idaho seeks information about the Energy Department’s secret plan for bringing commercial spent nuclear fuel to the state.
Changes in agricultural methods and more scientific research will help stave off global food insecurity.
Rome's effective veto of India's application to the Missile Technology Control Regime highlights flaws in the current governance arrangements associated with export controls in general.
In the 36 years since the event at Three Mile Island—the worst US nuclear plant accident to date—nearly four dozen US reactors have remained shut down for longer than a year while workers restored safety levels to the minimums acceptable to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for operation. The most recent example was the Fort … Continued
Antineutrino detection could help monitor Iranian compliance with its nuclear agreement, and eventually transform nonproliferation worldwide.
The key variable that changed in August 1945 and led to 70 years of nuclear peace was the perceived enormity of the choice to drop the bomb.