A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal New ISIS Report: Is Iran Mass Producing Advanced Centrifuges? Is Trump All Talk on Iran? United States Today the US will test whether it can stop a nuclear missile attack This successful nuclear missile defense test doesn’t mean … Continued
Month: May 2017
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Among all the saber-rattling, there seems to be a heightened awareness of the need for New START
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal Senate Panel Backs Bill to Authorize New Sanctions on Iran Senators Applaud Committee Passage of Comprehensive Bill to Hold Iran Accountable Kerry Takes to Twitter to Urge Against New Iran Sanctions Bill AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s theory about … Continued
A new NATO special report concludes that climate change will make things worse in the world’s most unstable regions.
The tunnel collapse at Hanford highlights how much routine maintenance the Energy Department defers. Will the nation pay for necessary maintenance; allow nuclear sites to deteriorate for lack of funds; or acquire maintenance funds by shutting down some nuclear sites? Choices must be made.
President Trump may try to make nice with Pope Francis on his country-hopping trip overseas, but there is a wide gap between the two when it comes to issues such as global warming, immigration, and health care. This was highlighted by a story from the Independent Catholic News, which said that Catholic organizations from several … Continued
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal Iran’s president criticizes US after Trump’s sharp words The Trump administration’s Iran policy is dangerous and flawed United States NNSA Releases FY18 Presidential Budget Request Trump budget plan boosts funding for N.M. national labs Trump budget terminates funding … Continued
On Monday, negotiators unveiled the first draft of a historic UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Here’s what it says.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. United States The Risk of Nuclear Catastrophe Under Trump Perry Tours Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Plant and Oak Ridge Lab Air Force to “Cyber-Secure” Nuclear Arsenal Sen. Lindsey Graham talks Russia, MOX What drones? Fed finds no drones at ex-nuclear weapons site … Continued
Some claim that shortages of rare earth minerals, or China’s near-monopoly over rare earths, could inhibit the West’s shift to renewable energy. It’s just a long-standing myth.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons EU vows continued nuclear deal support post Rouhani reelection WHAT DOES HASSAN ROUHANI’S VICTORY MEAN FOR THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL? Cardin bill could undermine Iran nuclear deal Iran Deal … Continued
Soon, electric vehicles will be cheaper than fuel-burning models. Or maybe even sooner.
If there were only three words that delegates used to informally describe the atmosphere at the 11-day long 2017 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee meeting in Vienna, they were “business-like,” “efficient,” and “vanilla.” While they may sound like faint praise, they mark no small accomplishment; from May 2 to May 12, the Dutch chair, Henk … Continued
To date, there has been an unfortunate avoidance (among both diplomats and NGOs) of any explicit discussion of the effects of nuclear war; instead the language of the general conversation has tended to focus on the effects of a nuclear weapon, in the singular.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal Iranians vote for president, with the nuclear deal and economy on their minds Iran’s election is too close to call. Tehran’s role on the world stage hangs in the balance A Momentous Week for the Iran Nuclear Deal … Continued
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal Trump keeps waiving nuclear sanctions on Iran, but imposes new penalties over missiles Iran Nuclear Deal in Play as Hard-Line Candidate Gains on President United States Updated View of Nuclear Weapons Is Called Vital for U.S. Security … Continued
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Hanford isn’t the only former nuclear production site with a worrisome safety record and hazy timeline for cleanup.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. Iran Nuclear Deal How the Iranian elections could impact the Iran nuclear deal Deadline Approaches for White House Decision on Keeping Iran Deal Alive Iran’s re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote Iran’s Election Will Change Nothing United … Continued