IAEA Presents Nuclear Solutions for Plastic Pollution and Carbon Dioxide Removal at UN Forum

At the intersection of science, technology and sustainable development, the IAEA supports countries in their efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Continue reading

IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment by France’s Civaux Nuclear Power Plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of France’s Civaux Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) had strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an IAEA review which took place in 2019. Continue reading

Nuclear Explained: New Podcast Episode on Nuclear Reactors

The past, present and future of nuclear reactors and nuclear power is discussed in the latest episode of Nuclear Explained – the IAEA’s podcast launched at the end of last year. Continue reading

IAEA Mission Finds Progress in Waste Management in Denmark, Sees Specific Areas for Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said that Denmark has developed and implemented a robust and well-functioning system for maintaining and further enhancing the safety and effectiveness of spent fuel and radioactive waste man... Continue reading

Update 75 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Remote transmission of safeguards data from Ukraine’s Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has been fully re-established, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, said today. Continue reading

Increasing Radiopharmaceutical Production with Cyclotrons

Twelve years ago, Portugal’s University of Coimbra invested in the country’s first cyclotron, a particle accelerator to produce radioisotopes for medical drugs known as radiopharmaceuticals. Continue reading

What Are Particle Accelerators?

Particle accelerators produce and accelerate beams of charged particles, such as electrons, protons and ions, of atomic and sub-atomic size. Continue reading

Experts Highlight Need to Consider Environmental Variation in Ocean Acidification Studies

The impact of ocean acidification on species in different parts of the world has been miscalculated, so far, and its impact in some cases over- and in other cases underestimated, an analysis of 86 research papers by experts from around the world has re... Continue reading