Category: Homeland Security News

China watchU.S. Concerned About Report China is Expanding Missile Silos By Lin Yang Published 7 July 2021 Using images provided by the satellite imaging company Planet, researchers found that China is building 119 silos in the desert of the northwestern province of Gansu.The expansion of the number of launch silos for China’s arsenal of intercontinental

Energy securityWhy “Nuclear Batteries” Offer a New Approach to Carbon-Free Energy By David L. Chandler Published 3 July 2021 Much as large, expensive, and centralized computers gave way to the widely distributed PCs of today, a new generation of relatively tiny and inexpensive factory-built reactors, designed for autonomous plug-and-play operation similar to plugging in an

Technology costRecent Technology Cost Forecasts Underestimate Pace of Technological Change Published 3 July 2021 A comparison of observed global energy technology costs, with forecasts generated by models and forecasts predicted by human experts, showed that both forecasting methods underestimated cost reductions. This suggests that decisions based on forecasts may be overestimating the cost of climate