US wants nuclear transparency, but not for its own bombs

US wants nuclear transparency, but not for its own bombs
Amid all of last week’s headlines parsing Iran’s nuclear infrastructure as the deadline for a potential deal with world powers drew near, it was easy to miss the item in the Science section of The New York Times. It was about the US hydrogen bomb programme. The H-bomb, the paper reminded readers, is a thermonuclear ...

Technologies for Transparency

Technologies for Transparency
To enhance transparency of nuclear energy systems in the Asia Pacific we propose making information available concerning: Radiation in the air Radiation in the water Operational safety of nuclear facilities Transportation safety Safety of spent fuel and other fissile material For details about these technologies, follow the hyperlinks. Sample data are presented from various cooperative ...

Nuclear Transparency in the Asia Pacific

Nuclear Transparency in the Asia Pacific
Increasing energy demand in the Asia-Pacific region, combined with the perceived need for energy security or self-sufficiency, has caused many countries to develop or at least contemplate the use of nuclear energy. This increased peaceful use of nuclear energy brings with it rising safety and non-proliferation concerns. In order to address these concerns, the Council ...