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IAEA’s Grossi at COP 25: Strengthening Ties for Climate Action

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, speaking after a meeting today with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said they both recognized that nuclear energy is part of the solution to the climate crisis and the IAEA plays a key role in supporting countries in its safe and secure use. Read more →

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IAEA's Grossi at COP 25: More Nuclear Power Needed for Clean Energy Transition

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) today, said greater use of low-carbon nuclear power is needed to ensure the global transition to clean energy, including to back up variable renewables such as solar and wind. Read more →

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Second Shipment of Low Enriched Uranium Completes IAEA LEU Bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today received the second and final shipment of low-enriched uranium (LEU) at a purpose-built facility in Kazakhstan housing the IAEA LEU Bank, which was established to provide assurance to countries about the supply of nuclear fuel. The delivery completes the planned stock of the material that the IAEA LEU Bank will hold, following the first shipment in October. Read more →

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Human Rights Day: How Nuclear Techniques Help Madagascar Villagers Access Clean Drinking Water

Amidst the penetrating smells of rotting and burning garbage and constantly chased by thousands of flies live the 4000 residents of Ambaniala, a village built right on the edge of the Andralanitra municipal waste dump of Antananarivo, the country’s capital. Read more →

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New IAEA Chief Grossi Heads to UN Climate Change Conference on First Official Trip

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, on his first official trip since taking office, will travel to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid this week to highlight the role that nuclear power can play in the global transition to clean energy. Read more →

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