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Bruce Thornton On The John Batchelor Show (19:13)

interview with Bruce Thorntonvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, August 28, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Bruce Thornton discusses CO2 increases and climate change.

In the News

Can SecDef Carter Win Over Silicon Valley?

quoting Commander David Slaytonvia Breaking Defense
Friday, August 28, 2015

The US military really, really wants Silicon Valley to help it find technologies to keep ahead of the Russians and Chinese and Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s visit there today is proof. But Silicon Valley has rejected the Pentagon’s blandishments or just plain ignored them for three decades.

In the News

World's First Nuclear Fuel Bank, Hosted By Kazakhstan, Part-Financed By Warren Buffett

quoting Sam Nunnvia Sydney Morning Herald
Friday, August 28, 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on Thursday to locate the world's first bank of low-enriched uranium (LEU) in the ex-Soviet nation to ensure fuel supplies for nuclear power stations and encourage nuclear non-proliferation.

In the News

Mobile Banking Could Take Over The Developing World

quoting John Villasenorvia Buzzfeed
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A new Brookings Institution report says financial tech is helping to close the economic gender gap and connect marginalized communities that lack access to banks.

Analysis and Commentary

California Can't Save The World From Climate Change

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Governor Jerry Brown celebrated last week when a recently published study - from researchers affiliated with Columbia University, the University of Idaho, and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies - determined climate change is, in fact, a contributor to the state's drought.

In the News

Kazakhstan To Host IAEA Nuclear Fuel Bank To Assist Non-Proliferation

quoting Sam Nunnvia Reuters
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on Thursday to locate the first internationally-controlled bank of low-enriched uranium in the ex-Soviet nation to ensure fuel supplies for power stations and prevent nuclear proliferation.

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A Memoir Of The Missile Age

by Vitaly Leonidovich Katayevvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Behind the scenes during the nuclear arms race—a Soviet insider’s perspective. 


In The Race For Arctic Energy, The U.S. And Russia Are Polar Opposites

by Admiral Gary Rougheadvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Obama administration dithers while Moscow—with China close behind—revs up offshore oil production.

In the News

GM: 'The Most Critical Technology' For Feeding The World

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia AG Professional
Monday, August 24, 2015

A former adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State says that genetic modification (GM) is the most critical technology in agriculture for meeting the challenges of feeding a growing global population, writing in the open access journal Agriculture & Food Security.

Analysis and Commentary

Jesse Ausubel On Agriculture, Technology, And The Return Of Nature

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 24, 2015

Thousands of bears in New Jersey. Humpback whales near New York City. Acres devoted to farming stable or declining even as food production soars.


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.