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2014-01-08 12:20:14

Index Highlights Positive Trends and Dangerous Gaps As World Leaders Prepare for Nuclear Security Summit in March WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released the 2014 NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index, a unique public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries, developed with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Its key finding: Despite progress, including a valuable Nuclear Security Summit process,...

New Study Finds Global Nuclear Security Lacking
2012-01-13 05:50:47

A new study published by the U.S.-based Nuclear Threat Initiative has ranked 32 countries believed to possess nuclear material based on the level of security with which their potential bomb-making ingredients were locked down. The results, say experts, suggest that the global community has a long way to go in tracking and securing potentially rogue nukes. The report is loaded with surprises. In first place for tightest nuclear security was Australia, while struggling countries like Mexico,...

2011-07-28 00:01:01

New Mobile Contamination Characterization Center provides superior population monitoring for radiological emergency response. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Local and regional governments are increasingly interested in developing processes to care for citizens in the event that a natural disaster affecting a nuclear facility or a nuclear terrorist situation should occur. In response to the need for preplanned facilities to provide effective population monitoring and radiological...

2011-02-20 21:41:09

While a world free of nuclear weapons remains a goal for governments around the world, nuclear security constitutes a major challenge for the 21st century, as recognised at the 2010 nuclear security summit in Washington. Citizens are generally aware of international efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, but they are often unaware of nuclear security research and the important role science in this field. A new European nuclear security training centre and enhanced...

2009-10-09 11:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the future there will be more nuclear technology spread across more nations than ever before. Will the growth of nuclear power lead to increased risks of nuclear weapons proliferation and nuclear terrorism? Will the nonproliferation regime be adequate to ensure safety and security in a world more widely and heavily invested in nuclear power? Policy experts, economists, scientists, and nuclear industry leaders from various...

2009-03-30 10:47:00

Leaders Agree That First Meeting of the Two Presidents - Occurring Just Before the G-20 - Is an Historic Opportunity To Set World's Course to Zero Nuclear Weapons Global Zero Commission To Launch Soon After G-20 Summit PARIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With nuclear weapons high on the agenda for the historic first Obama-Medvedev meeting, more than 100 international leaders on the forefront of the Global Zero initiative are urging the U.S. and Russian presidents to work toward dramatic...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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