A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea Trump team sanctions Chinese bank for helping North Korea nuclear program North Korea is nearing its goal: a thermonuclear bomb that can hit the US Go back to the drawing board: Current North Korea plan is broken Commentary: How … Continued
Month: June 2017
The nuclear weapons ban must not endorse atomic energy.
There’s no reason why we can’t craft smart climate policies with tremendous economic benefits that also preserve the climate of the only planet we’ve got.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea US military updates Trump’s North Korea options North Korea vows to expand nuclear arsenal in defiance of US warnings As the world focuses on its nuclear ambitions, North Korea deploys another weapon: Drones A nuclear trip wire for North … Continued
For small modular reactors in Indonesia, the economic and social costs outweigh the potential benefits, compared to alternative energy sources.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. United States Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill H.R. 2810 – NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 Nuclear breach opens new chapter in cyber struggle Repeated radiation warnings go unheeded at sensitive Idaho nuclear … Continued
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea North Korea can now target Japan with a nuclear missile North Korea Can Produce Hydrogen Bomb but Is Not Likely To, Stanford Professor Says North Korea at the top of agenda as South Korea’s new president comes to D.C. … Continued
South Korea’s plans to phase out nuclear power suggest that it is no longer hedging its bets on nuclear weapons. But the country’s plans for nuclear-powered submarines send a different signal.
Facing a resurgent Russia and an ambivalent America, some German analysts are calling for homegrown nuclear weapons. That would be a mistake.
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site HOW TO SURVIVE NUCLEAR WAR: JAPAN WARNS CITIZENS ABOUT NORTH KOREA ATTACK This is North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Strategy James Clapper a Cold War hawk with plan to … Continued
It may be time for a major change to the Missile Technology Control Regime.
Despite all the hype, geoengineering would not be simple or easy, or a one-time solution, or buy us any time. Instead, geoengineering would be a difficult undertaking that humanity would have to commit to essentially forever—and still not fix the underlying problem. Assuming it even works.
An Alabama congressman thinks it wise to create a fifth armed service focused on space. One of the four existing services thinks that’s an awful idea. Somehow, both sides seem wrong.
If the United States attempted a preemptive strike against North Korea’s nuclear capabilities, Pyongyang might turn Seoul into a “sea of sarin.” Are chemical weapons North Korea’s greatest deterrent?
The nuclear weapons states seem to have accepted the idea that a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons—known informally as the ban treaty—could indeed be the result of a UN conference being held this June and July in New York City. Nevertheless, some observers maintain that even if a ban treaty were to be negotiated, it … Continued
Cyber-tools meant to target criminals is used on journalists and human rights lawyers.
The European Union said today it was deepening alliances with other signatories of the Paris Agreement to ensure its implementation and rejecting President Donald Trump’s demands to renegotiate the pact, said a story in the Reuters news service. The EU pledged to team up with China, the world’s largest climate polluter, to achieve the goal … Continued
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport US, South Korea officials push diplomacy as North Korea’s dictator grows paranoid of assassination Why North Korea is testing so many missiles NK hoards operational nuclear and advanced chemical weapons: think … Continued
North Koreans probably carried out May’s worldwide ransomware attack. Thank goodness it wasn’t someone more competent.
At this moment of unprecedented tension in the US-North Korea confrontation, it is time for “previously unthinkable options.” Perhaps most unthinkable of all–and most promising–is to finally bring the Korean War to a formal close.