Special Issue: Existential Nexus

By | November 5, 2018

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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
John Mecklin

Artificial Intelligence, cyberattack, and nuclear weapons—a dangerous combination
Pavel Sharikov

The global responsibility to prepare for intersecting climate and nuclear risks
Christine Parthemore, Francesco Femia, and Caitlin Werrell

Designer warriors: Altering conflict—and humanity itself?
Brad Allenby

How swarming will change warfare
Paul Scharre

What’s cooking for climate change? Techno-fixing dinner for 10 billion.
Pat Mooney

Other features

Holding fossil fuel companies accountable for their contribution to climate change: Where does the law stand?
Michael Burger and Jessica Wentz



Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins: reducing threats, increasing diversity
Dawn Stover

Nuclear Notebook

Indian nuclear forces, 2018
Hans M. Kristensen and Matt Korda

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