February 2020

Nuclear Reactors 752 - U.S. President Budget For 2021 Asks For 150 Million Dollars To Start A Uranium Reserve

    The Trump administration has requested one and a half billion dollars over ten years to create a new national stockpile of U.S.-mined uranium. The budget request was revealed on February 10th of this year in the Administration 2021 budget which asks for one hundred and fifty million dollars. The administration says that supporting U.S.

Nuclear Weapons 720 - Fears Of Iranian Nuclear Program Might Result In Nuclear Proliferation In The Middle East - Part 2 of 2 Part.

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     On a positive note, it is unlikely that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will try to develop their own nuclear weapons. Egypt considered a nuclear weapons program under President Gamal Abdel Nasser but rejected it. Since Nasser, Egyptian presidents have made nuclear disarmament a basic part of their foreign policy.

Nuclear Weapons 718 - Even A Limited Nuclear Exchange Would Have A Major Impact On The Oceans And Marine Life

     I have blogged before about the idea of nuclear winter. If there is a nuclear conflict in which at least a hundred nuclear warheads are detonated, the soot, soil and smoke thrown into the atmosphere would shut out sunlight for years and crop failures would kill billions that survived the actual conflict. Now scientists are studying what effect a nuclear war might have on the world’s oceans.