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Proposed Tar Sands Transport Routes - Map (PDF)

Issue paper
Tar sands oil is one of the most carbon-intensive fuels in the world, and its production is especially destructive to the local environment in Northern Alberta, Canada. In 2015, President Obama rejected TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which...

Fighting Oil Addiction

Issue paperUnited StatesDeron Lovaas
Ranking states' gasoline price vulnerability and solutions for change

International Management of Uranium Enrichment (PDF)

Issue paper
A paper by Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine to be presented at the International Meeting onNuclear Energy and Proliferation in the Middle East, Amman, Jordan, June 22-24, 2009.

The Black Sea Experiment - Paper (PDF)

Issue paper
Thomas B. Cochran presented this paper at "From Reykjavik to New START: Science and Diplomacy for Nuclear Security in the 21st Century," an event sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control and the...