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Robert Alvarez

Robert Alvarez

Robert Alvarez, an Institute for Policy Studies senior scholar, served as senior policy adviser to the Energy Department's secretary and deputy assistant secretary for national security and the environment from 1993 to 1999.

Articles by this author

 

Korea: End the 67-Year War

The seeds for a nuclear-armed DPRK were planted when the United States shredded the 1953 Armistice Agreement.

Robert Alvarez ·



Nuclear Tuna and NPR's Trivialization

NPR shouldn't trivialize the risk of radioactive tuna from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Robert Alvarez ·


Why Fukushima Is a Greater Disaster than Chernobyl and a Warning Sign for the US

The radioactive inventory of all the irradiated nuclear fuel stored in spent fuel pools at Fukushima is far greater and even more problematic than the molten cores.

Robert Alvarez ·


No Nuclear Nirvana on the Horizon

Nearly a year after the Fukushima disaster and more than three decades after the Three Mile Island accident, nuclear power remains expensive, dangerous, and too radioactive for Wall Street

Robert Alvarez ·


The Human Face of the Nuclear Arms Race

The pernicious quest for nuclear arms all in the name of a "greater good" - has tens of thousands of human faces, who paid a bitter price, which we should not forget.

Robert Alvarez ·


America's Nuclear Spent-Fuel Time Bombs

Japan's nuclear disaster should serve as a wake-up call for the United States.

Robert Alvarez ·


Japan's Nuclear Catastrophe Leaves Little to Celebrate on Children's Day

A recent government decision callously put thousands of kids in harm's way.

Robert Alvarez ·

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