Month: May 2016
The idea may raise alarm bells at first, but the implications of Seoul-Tehran nuclear cooperation merit further study.
It’s time for the nations of the world to start closing legal and ethical gaps—and taking proper security precautions—if they hope to control the neuroweapons threat.
On Friday, May 27, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, site of the first atomic bomb detonation in history. Amid the debate over the visit—will he or won’t he go; will he or won’t he meet with the Hibakusha; will he or won’t he apologize—it is clear … Continued
The US government is ready for a nuclear war. But its expensive preparations are generally kept out of public sight—and mind.
Obama’s visit to Hiroshima will probably not include an apology to the victims of the atomic bombing. But it is an opportunity for the US president to reiterate his commitment to a vision of a world free of nuclear weapons.
We knew within a year of the US atomic bombings of Japan how to rein in atomic dangers, but we still haven’t taken all the right steps.
We often hear about Germany’s audacious ‘energy turn-around,’ or Energiewende, from fossil fuels to renewables. But how has it really worked in practice, from the viewpoint of someone who has worked for more than two decades for both Germany’s utilities and large, energy-intensive industries? What lessons can the United States take from observing the German experience?
Growing up in the post-Cold War era has some advantages: Millennials aren’t wedded to old theories about nuclear security, and are more engaged with their peers around the world.
Climate activism can be a thankless job, but its impacts are often greater than perceived.
Why its member states need to strike a budgetary bargain that releases the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from the clutches of zero-real-growth budgeting.