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Nuclear Power Finally Has its Moment at UN Climate Summit

Nuclear power has surged to the top of world headlines at COP28 in Dubai, where the IAEA has issued a Statement on Nuclear Power and leaders from 22 countries on four continents pledged to advance a global aspirational goal of tripling global nuclear energy capacity by 2050 to meet climate goals and energy needs. Read more →

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IAEA and FAO Stress Tangible, Science-Based Solutions for Food Security at COP28

At COP28, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and FAO Director General Qu Dongyu presented the #Atoms4Food initiative, intended to alleviate the impacts of climate change on food security by improving agriculture and soil and water management using nuclear techniques. Read more →

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New IAEA Climate Adaptation Project Launched at COP28

A new international IAEA technical cooperation project, launched at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP28), will catalyze the IAEA’s existing climate adaptation activities in food and water security to harness the already expansive interregional networks of laboratories and facilitate international collaboration. Read more →

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IAEA Sees Operational Safety Commitment at Bohunice Nuclear Power Plant in Slovakia, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts stated that the operator of Units 3 and 4 of the Bohunice Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Slovakia has demonstrated a commitment to operational safety. The team also encouraged the operator to continue improvements in areas such as the implementation of its leadership academy and maintenance work. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Finds Effective Management of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste in the Netherlands for Current Needs

The Netherlands has established an effective programme for managing its spent fuel and radioactive waste for its current needs, according to an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) review mission. Read more →


COP28: Leaders Announce Nuclear Energy Summit for 2024

A first-of-its-kind nuclear energy summit will be held next year, it was announced at COP28 today. Leaders from around the world will gather in Brussels in March 2024 to highlight the role of nuclear energy in addressing the global challenges to reduce the use of fossil fuels, enhance energy security and boost economic development. Read more →

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