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COVID-19 and Low Carbon Electricity: Lessons for the Future

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the operation of power systems across the globe and offered a glimpse of a future electricity mix dominated by low carbon sources. Read more →


Baobab Trees Can Help Predict Climate Change

Baobab trees can live longer than 2,500 years. Watch the video to see how scientists in South Africa use nuclear technology to analyse extracts of a tree’s wood and how this can help forecast future climate change. Read more →

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Farming on Poor Soil with Little Rainfall in Kenya's Drought-prone Areas: Isotopes Used to Develop New Strategies

Despite poor soil fertility and water scarcity, thousands of farmers in Kenya have increased their crop yields by 17-20% and saved 20% of their fertilizer costs thanks to climate-smart agricultural techniques. Read more →

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Commemorating World Zoonoses Day – and the Role Nuclear and Nuclear-Related Techniques Play in Fighting Zoonotic Diseases

The global COVID-19 pandemic has been a harsh reminder of the age-old threat posed by zoonoses or zoonotic diseases, infectious diseases transmitted from animals to humans. Read more →

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IAEA Informed about Natanz Incident, Safeguards Activities to Continue

The IAEA has been informed by Iran about a fire in a building at the site of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility early on Thursday Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 1 July: Vienna-based IAEA staff are now working from the VIC. For more, click here.

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