Publications

Pentagon Preferences Will Impact Next Gen Nuclear

The Pentagon is increasingly interested in small mobile nuclear reactors. It is reasonable to research this as a response to the need for reliable, portable, carbon-free power for bases and the battlefield. But, while the U.S. military usually gets what it wants, we should avoid an atomic flashback to the era when the needs and…
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A Next Generation Nuclear Alliance

Will Saudi Arabia’s future nuclear power program include a partnership with China and Pakistan? Or will the U.S. and its allies offer the Saudis a creative proposal that meets its energy needs and keeps a tight lid on nuclear weapons in the Middle East and beyond? A Next Generation Nuclear Alliance could meet these goals and…
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Gates Goes to Washington

Bill Gates recently visited Washington and invited the U.S. government to join in a vital joint venture to expand investment in next generation nuclear power, a technology he believes is “ideal for dealing with climate change.” Gates became a billionaire by predicting and serving the explosive market for personal computer software. His prescience helped catapult…
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Searching for National Intelligence

The newly released National Intelligence Strategy identifying the top threats to the U.S. and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) report on the military impact of climate change are a stinging and sobering one-two punch from the 21st Century. But, our national leaders in the White House and on Capitol Hill are too busy engaging in…
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