Publications

Russia Rushing for Advantage in Climate Crisis

When climate change-skeptical Russia approves a national action plan to address the ravages of global warming, international security antennae should shoot up. Especially because the Russian government is not masking its desire to use the “advantages” of climate change for its benefit. This highlights the unexpected global security twists that now are emerging from what…
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The Real Madrid Playing Field

As this year’s U.N. climate change conference in Madrid comes to a close, the mismatch between global aspiration and actuality is glaring and growing. The annual two-week conversation began with a bleak report on the growing emissions gap and closes with an alarming assessment that the previously inert arctic now is spewing carbon dioxide into…
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Climate Concerns Open Opportunities on Nuclear Finance

Rising concerns about a warming planet are sustaining support for the financing of nuclear power projects, despite cost concerns about building large plants in economically developed nations. The European Union, United States, and Canada have all recently taken steps to preserve space on the zero-carbon agenda for existing and next generation reactors. The ability of…
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Bridging the Gap on Climate, Nuclear and Security Policy

As the news of climate change’s global impact grows grimmer, the unwillingness of governments and some environmental advocates to embrace a full solution set for the problem grows increasingly inexcusable. It’s time to bridge the climate-nuclear power-global security gap. A new analysis signed by 11,258 scientists from 153 nations warned that humanity is now facing…
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