Release: New Report on Converging Nuclear Energy, Climate and Security Risks in Egypt

Washington, DC, June 12, 2019 - Today the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) released a new report, titled “Nuclear Energy Developments, Climate Change, and Security in Egypt,” through its Converging Risks Lab program. The report explores the ways in which nuclear, climate and security trends are converging in this critical country - an under-explored yet … Continue reading Release: New Report on Converging Nuclear Energy, Climate and Security Risks in Egypt

The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot

Earlier this year, The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) convened its multidisciplinary Working Group on Climate, Nuclear, and Security Affairs to further investigate the intersections of these trends.  In the forthcoming weeks, CSR will publish a series of posts expanding on workshop discussions.   The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot By … Continue reading The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot

Nuclear Strategic Stability & Arms Control in the 21st Century

By Christine Parthemore Last week the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) published a briefer by our colleague, Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE, titled “Improving Nuclear Strategic Stability Through a Responsibility-Based Approach: A Platform for 21st Century Arms Control.” Gower paints a daunting and accurate picture of nuclear affairs today, with a new arms racing … Continue reading Nuclear Strategic Stability & Arms Control in the 21st Century

A Smarter Path on Nuclear Modernization

By Andy Weber and Christine Parthemore In the new issue of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, we recommend a smarter modernization program for the U.S. nuclear weapon enterprise. While some worrisome trends in U.S. nuclear policy began while we served in government, the subsequent 2018 Nuclear Posture Review presented several sharp departures from long-held, … Continue reading A Smarter Path on Nuclear Modernization