Environment

Chernobyl After 30: The Vesuvius of our Time

In light of the 30th Anniversary of the cataclysmic accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Edward Friedman, Professor Emeritus of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology, takes the opportunity to explore the meaningful lessons learned from that pivotal day in history.

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What Happened at Chernobyl 30 Years Ago?

In this op-ed, Tara Drozdenko, Managing Director for Nuclear Policy and Nonproliferation at Outrider, examines the science behind the catastrophic accident that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Pripyat, Ukraine, and discusses the lessons learned from that fateful day.

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30 Years After the Accident: The Meaning of Chernobyl Today?

April 26, 2016 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Leading experts came together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the nuclear industry today. This special event was convened… Read More

Low Pollution at the Lowest Cost

In this op-ed, Jay Apt, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and Co-Director of CMU’s Electricity Industry Center, explores America's potential actions to counter climate change by broadening "renewable portfolio standards" to include all low-polluting power sources.

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Environmental Considerations in Military Operations

The environmental impacts of military operations are increasingly becoming factors in the planning and execution of military activities. “The military has a new appreciation for the interdependence between military missions,…

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