Energy & Sustainability
A new global treaty that cuts off production of plutonium and highly enriched uranium for nuclear weapons could jump-start nuclear disarmament and help prevent proliferation
Plans are afoot to reuse spent reactor fuel in the U.S.
But the advantages of the scheme pale in comparison with its dangers
It is time to end the practice of keeping nuclear missiles constantly ready to fire. This change would greatly reduce the possibility of a mistaken launch
Scientific American Volume 259, Issue 3
New estimates of the number of civilian deaths resulting from nuclear attacks by one superpower on the strategic forces of the other further undermine the rationale for such attacks