Today I gave two presentations to Brookhaven National Laboratory on the topics of radiological terrorism and attacks on nuclear facilities such as nuclear power plants. These presentations were for a course of nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear policy given this month at the laboratory. The course is part of the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative sponsored by the […]
I joined long time FAS Member Cliff Singer at a Center for Strategic & International Studies event to release a new report titled “U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel.” Co-authored by Singer, Jack Spencer, Sharon Squassoni, and myself, the report provides a market-based solution to the spent nuclear fuel management in the United States.
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) continues to put the generous support of our members to effective use. In just the last month and a half, FAS experts have educated policy makers, the press, and the public in America and abroad about the urgent need for making the world more secure in the wake of […]
On April 11, FAS hosted a Capitol Hill briefing by Henry Sokolski, Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. Mr. Sokolski discussed the implications of the Fukushima accident for the global expansion of nuclear power. In the presentation, Mr. Sokolski emphasized that nuclear safety must come first. Then governments need to count the costs […]
At a meeting on professional ethics and public awareness organized by the University of Georgia’s Center for International Trade & Security, I spoke on a panel called “The Human Dimension of Nuclear Security.” The conference was hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. In 2010, President Obama’s set an ambitious goal of […]
I discussed arguments put forth by Senator Kyl in a recently published article in The Hill.
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On Monday night, I spoke at a public briefing on the impact of the Japanese disaster on the nuclear power industry. The event took place at Washington and Lee University in the Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library.
Today at 2 pm, tune into NPR’s Science Friday with Ira Flatow for an update on Japan’s malfunctioning nuclear reactors and the evolving crisis. As continued attempts are made to cool the reactors and spent fuel rod pools at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, I’ll discuss the state of the deteriorating nuclear facility. Call with […]