A new abnormal: It is still 2 minutes to midnight

A new abnormal: It is still 2 minutes to midnight

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2019 Doomsday Clock Statement Science and Security BoardBulletin of the Atomic Scientists Editor, John Mecklin Statement from the President and CEO As the Bulletin’s Science and Security Board prepared for its first set of Doomsday Clock discussions this fall, it began referring to…

INDIA’S (IM)MODEST NUCLEAR QUEST IN 2018: THE MEASURED ‘NORMALIZATION’ OF A NUCLEAR STATE?

INDIA’S (IM)MODEST NUCLEAR QUEST IN 2018: THE MEASURED ‘NORMALIZATION’ OF A NUCLEAR STATE?

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By Kumar Sundaram|December 31, 2018 https://www.wagingpeace.org/indias-immodest-nuclear-quest/#.XC-xV-XXXnM.twitter The passing year marked the 20th year of the May 1998 nuclear tests in Pokhran, the 10th year of the unprecedented exception from the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) that the Indian government achieved in 2008, and…

Jaitapur: A risky and expensive project

Jaitapur: A risky and expensive project

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Suvrat Raju & M.V. Ramana Unless the government is transparent about details, it will be engulfed in yet another controversy In December, the French company Électricité de France (EDF) submitted a “techno-commercial proposal” to the Indian government for the Jaitapur nuclear power project in…

Should We Subsidize Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? – Scientific American Blog Network

Should We Subsidize Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? – Scientific American Blog Network

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Last month, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) put out a reportentitled The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions that calls for offering subsidies to unprofitable nuclear power plants. Not surprisingly, it has been widely welcomed by nuclear advocates,…