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A capture of the social media simulator, adapted by the IAEA for nuclear emergency response from Chile’s CCHEN
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Under Pressure: Chile Tests its Social Media Response to Simulated Radiological Emergency

It is 9:35 in the morning and the computer screen, previously blank, is now flooded with social media posts. Read more →

Fruit in Viet Nam
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Irradiation Secures Viet Nam's Fruit Exports

"Irradiated for freshness" written across a juicy mango may raise some eyebrows, but the label has guaranteed Viet Nam exports worth US$20 million a year to the United States. Read more →

Finland’s Olkiluoto, the world’s first ever deep geological repository for spent fuel
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Finland’s Spent Fuel Repository a "Game Changer" for the Nuclear Industry, Director General Grossi Says

Onkalo is a game changer for the long-term sustainability of nuclear energy, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today in Olkiluoto, Finland, referring to the world’s first ever deep geological repository for spent fuel, under construction there. Read more →

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Nuclear Energy and Verification: Director General Grossi Meets President, Ministers in Finland

The use of nuclear energy in support of climate change goals, nuclear verification and possibilities for cooperation in nuclear safety projects in the Arctic were the main topics of discussion this morning between Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and President Sauli Niinistö of Finland. Read more →

Extending the life of existing nuclear reactors is a cost-effective approach to generaging low carbon electricity
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IAEA Data Animation: Nuclear Power Plant Life Extensions Enable Clean Energy Transition

A new IAEA data animation shows that extending the life of existing nuclear power plants significantly increases the availability of reliable low carbon power, helping to meet climate goals and the transition to clean energy by 2050. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 17 Nov.: Most of Vienna-based IAEA staff are working remotely until 6 December. For more, click here.

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