Posts categorized as Environment RSS feed for this section

Moral Rights in International Political Discourse on Global Ethics

Yesterday, I was pleased to find in my inbox a response to my recent blog post on global citizenship by His Excellency Alvaro Cedeno Molinari, who serves as the Ambassador of Costa Rica to Japan. His narrative reply elaborates on his thoughts on global citizenship as originally presented to the Junior Chamber International Tokyo a […]

Global Citizenship in International Political Discourse

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by His Excellency Alvaro Molinari, the Ambassador of Costa Rica to Japan, on the concept of “Global Citizenship and the Creation of Shared Value.” Speaking to the International Committee of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Tokyo, Molinari argued that the recently awarded Olympic Games provides the […]

Saving Money and Saving the World

As the United States struggles to deal with budget problems, as the U.S. Air Force deals with boredom, poor morale, drug use, and cheating on certification exams by their personnel entrusted with control of nuclear missiles, we have a solution that will save money as well as make the world a much safer place – […]

The post Saving Money and Saving the World appears on the FAS Strategic Security Blog.

FAS Roundup- November 7, 2011

Letter to the Obama administration regarding nuclear budget, new podcast highlighting sustainable energy and water security, 2011 intelligence budget spending on the decline and  more.   From the Blogs Prospects Fade for a Separate Intelligence Budget: Steven Aftergood writes about the National Intelligence Program budget, which will mostly remain hidden in the Department of Defense […]

A Nuclear Safety Wake Up Call for Japan and the World

On March 11, Japan experienced its worst earthquake in the 140 years of recorded history of earthquake measurements and may have started to suffer from its worst—to date—nuclear incident. As I write in an analytic and opinion article for foreignpolicy.com, it appeared as of March 11 that the worst-case accident involving a reactor meltdown and […]

Creating a More Secure World: FAS February Achievements

The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) continues to put the generous support of our members to effective use. In just the last month, 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. A few notable accomplishments in February include:

Happy 20th Birthday, Captain Planet!

Twenty years ago, Captain Planet—Earth’s greatest champion—burst from the Earth for the first time on television. When it was broadcast during the 1990s, it inspired millions of kids in about 100 countries to protect the earth, to become more energy efficient, and to understand, respect and cherish cultural diversity.  Many of those children who watched […]