Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

(The TQCC of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
The Swiss cheese model for mitigating online misinformation21
The war in Ukraine shows the game-changing effect of drones depends on the game21
Does wood bioenergy help or harm the climate?21
A pandemic of bad science19
United States nuclear weapons, 202115
Countries have more than 100 laws on the books to combat misinformation. How well do they work?12
Russian nuclear weapons, 202111
North Korean nuclear weapons, 20219
Russian nuclear weapons, 20228
Chinese nuclear forces, 20208
North Korean nuclear weapons, 20227
Assessing the US government response to the coronavirus7
How to protect the world from ultra-targeted biological weapons7
Distressing a system in distress: global nuclear order and Russia’s war against Ukraine7
Meme warfare: AI countermeasures to disinformation should focus on popular, not perfect, fakes7
Can small modular reactors help mitigate climate change?7
United States nuclear weapons, 20237
The climate risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative6
The climate awakening of global capital6
“Sustainable” biomass: A paper tiger when it comes to reducing carbon emissions6
Do Germany and the Netherlands want to say goodbye to US nuclear weapons?6
Pakistani nuclear weapons, 20216
Twenty-first century perspectives on the Biological Weapon Convention: Continued relevance or toothless paper tiger5
Chinese nuclear weapons, 20215
Israeli nuclear weapons, 20215
Indian nuclear forces, 20205
Why the atomic bombing of Hiroshima would be illegal today4
Financing a low-carbon revolution4
Nuclear war, public health, the COVID-19 epidemic: Lessons for prevention, preparation, mitigation, and education4
Chinese nuclear weapons, 20234
Plant power: Burning biomass instead of coal can help fight climate change—but only if done right4
However the pandemic unfolds, it’s time for oil use to peak—and society to prepare for the fallout4
When burning wood to generate energy makes climate sense4
“What about China?” and the threat to US–Russian nuclear arms control4
How Joe Biden can use confidence-building measures for military uses of AI4
Russian nuclear weapons, 20234
Cis-lunar space and the security dilemma3
United Kingdom nuclear weapons, 20213
Stolen billions from errant mouse clicks: Crypto requires new approaches to attack money-laundering3
One if by invasion, two if by coercion: US military capacity to protect Taiwan from China3
China is speeding up its plutonium recycling programs3
The long view: Strategic arms control after the New START Treaty3
Indian nuclear weapons, 20223
Redefining the wildfire problem and scaling solutions to meet the challenge3
Legal and political myths of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons2
Nuclear forensics: How science helps stop the trafficking of nuclear materials2
French nuclear weapons, 20232
The complicating role of the private sector in space2
United States nuclear weapons, 20222
2012: An elemental force: Uranium production in Africa, and what it means to be nuclear2
Deterring a Chinese military attack on Taiwan2
An extended interview with Christopher Nolan, director of Oppenheimer2
Long-duration energy storage for reliable renewable electricity: The realistic possibilities2
The final countdown to site selection for Canada’s nuclear waste geologic repository2
2011: Chernobyl 25 years later: Many lessons learned2
Putin’s psychology and nuclear weapons: The fundamentalist mindset2
I gave my baby tooth to science: Project Sunshine’s role in the Limited Test Ban Treaty and cutting-edge pollution research2
Interview: CalPERS’ Anne Simpson on the climate change power of investment managers1
Despite challenges, US-Russian nuclear arms control has its benefits1
A just transition for US workers is within reach1
Opportunities for US-Russian collaboration on the safe disposal of nuclear waste1
Climate change should be recognized for what it is: An issue of national security1
After Putin – what?1
Nuclear energy: A distraction on the road to climate solutions1
Climate anxiety is not a mental health problem. But we should still treat it as one1
AI and atoms: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing nuclear material production1
How bitcoin makes burning fossil fuels more profitable than ever1
1958: Only world government can prevent the war nobody can win1
2016: Putin: The one-man show the West doesn’t understand1
Dear President Biden: You should save, not revoke, Section 2301
Over the hump: Have we reached the peak of carbon emissions?1
Nuclear fear: The irrational obstacle to real climate action1
Collateral damage: American civilian survivors of the 1945 Trinity test1
Why Biden should abandon the great power competition narrative1
To build climate progress on time scales that matter, Biden should be Biden1
Microchips in humans: Consumer-friendly app, or new frontier in surveillance?1
Contending with climate change: The next 25 years1
Russia’s economy is much more than a “big gas station.” Under sanctions, that’s now its biggest problem1
Is nuclear power sustainable in a carbon-free world? The case of Sweden1
Why a mind-set of stubborn optimism about the climate crisis is needed, now more than ever1
Making the transition to a green economy: What is our responsibility as citizens?1
To reassure Taiwan and deter China, the United States should learn from history1
Chinese nuclear weapons, 20241
In Germany, the energy transition continues1
China and the United States: It’s a Cold War, but don’t panic1
Why US-Saudi Arabia relations will continue to be close, even when climate action reduces demand for oil1
Why Biden should push for ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty1
Climate change and water scarcity will increase risk of nuclear catastrophe in South Asia1
A US history of not conducting cyber attacks1
The United States and stability in the Taiwan Strait1
Introduction: Can we grow and burn our way out of climate change?1
Oppenheimer’s tragedy—and ours1
The future of technology: Lessons from China1
How Biden can advance nuclear arms control and stability with Russia and China1