The extraordinarily fast-paced advance across the world’s scientific and technological enterprise constitutes a defining characteristic of the 21st century. In this issue of the Bulletin, leading experts explore how these quickly-changing technologies increasingly intersect with one another and, as they do, pose new types of global threats.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Existential nexus: The intersection of technological threats
Introduction: The new threat matrix
The global responsibility to prepare for intersecting climate and nuclear risks
Christine Parthemore, Francesco Femia, and Caitlin Werrell
How swarming will change warfare
Holding fossil fuel companies accountable for their contribution to climate change: Where does the law stand?
Michael Burger and Jessica Wentz
Indian nuclear forces, 2018
Hans M. Kristensen and Matt Korda