Posts Tagged ‘nuclear weapons budget’

Los Alamos Firing Demonstrates Exactly What’s Wrong with Scientific Integrity at the Department of Energy

, lead analyst, Center for Science and Democracy

Yesterday, my colleague Lisbeth Gronlund wrote about the unjust firing of James Doyle, a 17-year employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The PhD political scientist was fired over an academic article he wrote on his personal time—not as an official representative of the national lab—that argued for eliminating nuclear weapons. Read more >

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U.S. Planning a Nuclear Weapons Spending Spree

, physicist & co-director, Global Security

In December 2013, the Congressional Budget Office released an authoritative estimate of how much the United States will spend over the next decade to maintain and upgrade its nuclear arsenal: $355 billion—for an average of $35 billion per year.

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