For the past several years, controversy over radioactive fallout from the world’s first atomic bomb explosion—code-named Trinity—has intensified.
The wastes in this disposal site come from the dawn of the nuclear age. It is a danger to workers and the surrounding community and should be removed and isolated.
A new IPS report addresses the potential risks of spent nuclear fuel storage at the San Onofre Nuclear Station (SONGS).
NPR shouldn’t trivialize the risk of radioactive tuna from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The corporations that own the nation’s nuclear reactors are stuffing about four times more spent fuel into storage pools than the pools were designed to accommodate. Here’s what we can do to fix this dangerous problem.
Japan’s nuclear disaster should serve as a wake-up call for the United States.
Paul Jacobs A poignant and potent political documentary that exposes the government’s suppression of the health hazards of low-level radiation. Paul Jacobs is himself a victim of lung cancer, that would kill him before this picture was finished and which his doctors believe he contracted while he was investigating nuclear policies in 1957. He interviews civilians and soldiers, survivors of nuclear experiments in the 50s and 60s, testing the effects of radiation. By the time this film was made, a lot of them had died from the radiation.
Yemen as careless about security for nuclear materials as Libya.
Until recently, concerns about attacks on nuclear power plants focused mainly on the vulnerability of reactors. Spent fuel ponds may be even more difficult to safeguard.
Without a trial, the memory of the Khmer Rouge horror will remain an open wound in the psyche of Khmer society.
To reach its public diplomacy goals, the U.S. will need to master the tools of intercultural and public communication.
Whether or not the shaky cease-fire in effect since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States holds, the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace remain dim.
The violence associated with small arms abuse is linked to criminality and can be best addressed by controlling the trade in illicit arms
Genoa and Bonn, taken together, portray the Janus face of globalization.
Current U.S.-UN Iraq policy has failed. A change to a more humane and practical policy by the U.S. would quickly be accepted by the UN Security Council as a whole.