Publications: Commentary

THE CONVERGENCE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY, CLEAN AIR AND GLOBAL SECURITY

This was an important week that brought significant attention to the nexus of nuclear power, carbon reduction, and global security - an issue integration pioneered by PGS through the Global Nexus Initiative. At the Copenhagen 9th Clean Energy Ministerial, nuclear power was highlighted as a major decarbonization technology when the U.S., Canada, and Japan announced the creation of the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy (NICE)…
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FAILING TO CONNECT THE DOTS

We’re not connecting the dots on nuclear energy, climate change and global security, and that will create significant challenges in this century. In the last month, two mainstream think tanks identified how the closure of U.S. nuclear plants will make cutting carbon emissions more difficult. In a worst-case scenario, retiring nuclear plants would set back clean energy goals…
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PRESS RELEASE: PGS Joins Call for Pragmatic Nuclear Agreement with Saudi Arabia

Washington, D.C. – April 25, 2018 – The Partnership for Global Security (PGS), a leading policy and research organization with a history of offering innovative solutions to global nuclear security challenges, today announced it has joined a group of prominent, bipartisan non-proliferation advocates in calling for a pragmatic agreement with Saudi Arabia to develop its…
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MISSING THE BIG PICTURE ON NUCLEAR SECURITY

Since 9/11, the focus of nuclear security has been on eliminating and protecting weapon usable materials to prevent nuclear terrorism. But, as former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell has noted, while “we were trying to protect the country from terrorists, we became blind to what was going on in the rest of the world.” This also…
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