Nuclear Energy

Scholarly Publications

Rivalries Between Nuclear Power Projectors: Why the Lines Will Be Drawn Again

May 1996

Nuclear war is generally believed to bring risks of destruction out of proportion to any gain that may be secured by the war, or to any loss that may be averted, except perhaps for the loss of...

Evolution of Russia's Strategic Nuclear Force, The

July 1998

The majority of Russia's current strategic nuclear force will become obsolete shortly after the turn of the century.

The Key Role of the Back-end in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

January 2010

This two-volume special issue of Daedalus highlights the challenges associatedwith the global expansion of nuclear power.

Other Publications

China and the CTBT Negotiations

December 1998

This report reviews Chinese participation in the international negotiations for a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva and provides...

Military Readiness and the Training of China's Sailors

July 1989

This study of the naval-training system grew out of our larger project on the development of China's strategic weapons.

Exposure to Low-­‐Dose Radiation: We Need Social Discussion for Risk Judgment

February 2012

For a copy of the original article in Japanese, please contact Toshihiro Higuchi at th233@stanford.edu.

News

China Holds the Key to North Korea

December 2003

Robert Madsen's op-ed featured in the International Herald Tribune, November 27, 2003.

China Holds the Key to North Korea

December 2003

While demonstrating that the U.S. is willing to accommodate China's needs, the Bush administration must also prove to Beijing that Pyongyang's policies represent an immediate threat.

At climate symposium, Kennedy posits global warming as most serious worldwide threat

June 2004

Speaking at a June 24 joint conference sponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, CESP senior fellow Donald Kennedy warned of the pressing need to address...

Events

Nuclear Materials Protection, Nonproliferation, and the Future of Nuclear Energy

January 5, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

The Future of Russia's Nuclear Power Program

March 14, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Projects

Nuclear Risk Reduction

The Nuclear Risk Reduction initiative engages technical and policy experts to reduce nuclear risks by promoting collaboration between the United States and Russia, China and Pakistan.
English

From Crisis to Opportunity: Japan's Post 3-11 Disaster Experience and Energy Reform

After Japan was hit with the triple disaster of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011, a variety of urgent policy and economic issues came to the fore....
English

Multimedia

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Chaim Braun Chaim Braun Affiliate
Pabian, Frank Frank Pabian Affiliate
Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton Affiliate
Chris Dunlap Christopher Dunlap Affiliate
T Isaacs Thomas Isaacs Affiliate