As the founding vision
of ‘atoms for peace’ lives on a half century later, the IAEA is being
recreated with expanded responsibilities in nuclear verification, safety,
security, and peaceful development. In this issue of the IAEA
Bulletin we take a look at some of the work being done in all
David Waller surveys the changing nuclear landscape over
the past half century and the IAEA’s evolution as the global guardian of
‘atoms for peace’.
Hans-Holger Rogner looks at why nuclear power generation
is driving interest for economic, as well as environmental, reasons in the
climate of global warming.
Ian Facer highlights what countries must consider today
to launch a nuclear power project that can take ten years or more to finish.
Giovanni Verlini speaks with Richard Meserve, one of the
world’s top advisors on nuclear plant safety.
Lothar Wedekind reports on the USA’s evolving nuclear scene in and outside the popular ‘sunshine state’.
Lena Davidsson describes IAEA initiatives in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to help improve childhood nutrition.
Royal Frederick Kastens and Christine Nelima Okhoya report on key connections between women and the world’s Millennium Development Goals.