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September 14th, 2012

Study in Nature suggests wind power could meet global energy needs

CISAC in the news: Nature Climate Change on September 9, 2012

Former Perry Fellow Katherine Marvel and colleagues at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory published a major study challenging conventional ideas about the limits of wind power. Through simulations and models, they find that wind power could meet global energy needs but caution that growth will likely be determined by economic, political, or technical factors and not global geophysical limitations.




July 1st, 2011

What books do CISAC researchers recommend?

CISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement

Incoming Stanford freshman will be reading three books on ethics and war this summer recommended by Scott Sagan. Here they are, along with other suggestions from CISAC researchers for summer reading on international affairs, technology, and security. Read more »



June 7th, 2011

Kate Marvel and Michael May: What is the future of nuclear energy?

CISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement

In a new paper published by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Kate Marvel and Michael May explore the potentially game-changing events for the future of nuclear energy. +HTML+ +PDF+
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April 14th, 2011

Symposium about the March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, Earthquake

CISAC, FSI Stanford News

Please join us on April 25 and 26 for an examination of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake in Japan, and the subsequent tsunami and nuclear accident. In panel discussions, experts from the School of Earth Sciences and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies will focus on what happened, the impacts of the events, and what the future holds for Japan and other earthquake- and tsunami-zone regions of the world.




March 22nd, 2011

CISAC researchers: How the failing reactors could change Japan and the industry

CISAC News

As events unfold at Japan's troubled nuclear power plants, CISAC researchers past and present discuss the future of nuclear energy, regulation, and what could happen next.





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Interactive Maps: Worldwide Nuclear Power
The maps below, which come courtesy of Katherine Marvel, a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation, show where the world's nuclear reactors are presently located and how many more are planned.
March 30, 2011 in Huffington Post (blog)