Publications

Grossi Gets Ahead of the Evolving Nuclear Agenda

Topping the list of necessary skills for an effective Director General (DG) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are the ability to walk a political tightrope, often without a net, while orchestrating multiple rings of the global nuclear circus. Despite this taxing high-wire act, the new DG, Rafael Grossi, has decided that the job…
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Leadership Strategy for Climate, Nuclear Energy, and Global Security

The recent blackouts in Texas are a black eye for the nation and underscore the perils of a changing climate. If the punishing winter storms of 2021 weren’t enough, the U.N. secretary general has called it a red alert that the latest national commitments to carbon reduction would reduce emissions by less than 1 percent. This sets the stage for a U.S.-proposed climate summit on Earth…
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U.S. Advanced Nuclear Energy Strategy Joint Report

U.S. Advanced Nuclear Energy Strategyfor Domestic Prosperity, Climate Protection, National Security, and Global Leadership Today the Partnership for Global Security (PGS) and the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) and released a joint report defining a comprehensive strategy for the U.S. to become the global leader in advanced nuclear power. Based on extensive stakeholder engagement, the strategy…
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Outflanking China on Future Nuclear Standards

After a two-hour call with China’s President Xi Jinping, President Biden warned the nation that, “We don’t get moving, they’re going to eat our lunch” in reference to the technology competition between the two countries. Earlier in the day he launched a China Task Force at the defense department that will deliver rapid recommendations on how to counter the…
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