2017

Coral sex conceives new growth for Great Barrier Reef

A little over a year ago, a researcher at the Australian Institute of Marine Science wrote an article for the Bulletin (“A changing climate for coral reefs”) about some of the problems facing the famed Great Barrier Reef—including rising ocean temperatures, silt and fertilizer runoff, and increasing acidification—that can lead to coral bleaching and coral … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 12/21/2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea John Hamre’s memo on North Korea: Everyone just calm down S. Korea’s nuclear envoy leaves for Japan for talks on N.K. nukes Exclusive: US making plans for ‘bloody nose’ military attack on North Korea CNO: North Korea ‘an unprecedented and urgent threat’ State Department disagrees … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 12/20/2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea NK snubs Tillerson’s offer for talks without preconditions US, Canada to co-host meeting on North Korean nuclear threat in January India to be part of summit on North Korea’s nuclear crisis Why Chinese province is warning citizens of nuclear war On North Korea, China is … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 12/19/2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea executes official in charge of nuclear test site: Report HR McMaster weighs in on North Korea nuclear threat North Korea nuclear weapons up for grabs if regime falls North Korea weapons ‘sprint’ revives specter of nuclear exchange All I want for Christmas is … Continued

Running out of time

Running out of time

Editor’s note: The following memo was distributed to Dr. Hamre’s trustees and has been reprinted with permission. Colleagues, Please find Dr. Hamre’s most recent memo, attached here and pasted below. To: CSIS Board of Trustees, Advisers, and FriendsFrom: John J. HamreDate: December 6, 2017 (Number 453. Two pages.)Subject: Running out of time Last week I … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 12/18/2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea ‘North Korea is a time bomb’: government advisers urge China to prepare for war S. Korea will ‘tirelessly’ seek diplomatic solution to N.K. nuke issue: top diplomat N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions A Tillerson slip offers a peek into secret … Continued