Nuclear’s Ticking Doomsday Clock – Rachel Bronson of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Rachel Bronson is President and CEO of The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists – the scientists behind setting the Doomsday Clock. She explains where that image and concept came from, who decides what time to set the clock, and the criteria used to determine just how close to global annihilation we are now, then goes into the group’s many publications and programs. NOTE: This is an interview from March, 2018, when the Doomsday Clock was set at two minutes to midnight. It is currently set at 100 seconds to Midnight, but that was determined in January, before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Nuclear Hotseat’s Hot Story with Linda Pentz Gunter
Russia’s nuclear fuel chain to the west – uninterrupted despite eight rounds of sanctions!
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
- Miriam Pemberton discusses her new book Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Rethinking Warfare Economies in a zoominar for Peace Action New York State. REGISTER HERE.
- Europe is still quietly importing Russian nuclear energy
- Europe Should Sanction Russia’s Nuclear Industry – Now – Moscow Times article
- Zaporizhzhia on the brink: How deteriorating conditions at the nuclear power plant could lead to disaster
- How Not to Estimate the Likelihood of Nuclear War – Brookings Institute
- Rhetoric in Ukraine has reinforced the fallacy of limited nuclear exchange
- Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, method to remove debris by submerging the buildings in water: Symbolic of project difficulties after repeated changes, with no prospects for feasibility
- Nuclear Power Is a Dead End. We Must Abandon It Completely.