Tag Archives: the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

‘We will not surrender the station’: Concern over Russian attacks on Ukrainian nuclear plants via France24

Pavlo Pavlyshyn, the director of the Rivne nuclear power plant, has been working in Ukraine’s atomic power industry since 1992. He spoke to FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg about the current dangers at Ukraine’s power plants, only three of which – … Continue reading

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Dynamics of radiocesium in forests after the Fukushima disaster: Concerns and some hope via EurekAlert!

Scientists compile available data and analyses on the flow of radionuclides to gain a more holistic understanding FORESTRY AND FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE […] Considering the massive threat posed by 137Cs to the health of both humans and ecosystems, it … Continue reading

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IAEA chief vows support for Japan on Fukushima plant decommission via Japan Today

TOKYOThe head of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Tuesday promised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe its continued support for Japan’s efforts to safely decommission the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi and Abe also agreed to … Continue reading

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IAEA sees Asia as driver of nuclear energy via World Nuclear News

Asia is one of the regions where nuclear energy is “high on the agenda” and could be one of the drivers for global nuclear power deployment, according to the deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Speaking … Continue reading

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DOE sees potential of nuclear energy via The Manila Times

The Department of Energy (DOE) is looking at the viability of nuclear energy as the Philippines intensifies its electrification program amid increasing population and strong economic growth. DOE data showed that demand for electricity is expected to grow by an … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy In Kenya – Is Kenya Biting More Than She Can Swallow? via Boell

Kenya’s electricity framework is one of the most developed in sub-Saharan Africa. The numerous reforms that the Kenyan Government has promoted over the past 15 years have led to further competition and efficiency gains. Since 2006, the number of people … Continue reading

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Is it safe to dump Fukushima waste into the sea? via The Guardian

Japan has called for hundreds of thousands tonnes of irradiated water from the nuclear plant to be released into the Pacific Ocean. Karl Mathiesen looks at the potential impacts More than 1,000 tanks brimming with irradiated water stand inland from … Continue reading

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Concert of Traditional Kazakh Songs Honours 25th Anniversary of Closure Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site via The Astana Times

ASTANA – A concert to mark the 25th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site was held April 14 in the capital at the National University of Arts. The concert featured Kazakh traditional tunes played on musical … Continue reading

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Reports: Fessenheim nuclear accident played down by authorities via DW

 An incident at the Fessenheim nuclear facility in France in 2014 was more serious than previously known. German media reports claim the authorities withheld information detailing the gravity of the situation. Both the French nuclear authority, ASN, and the company … Continue reading

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NOT ROCKET SCIENCE: Nuclear techniques keep insects at bay in Croatia’s Neretva Valley via Faoreu

Growers in the picturesque citrus orchards of Croatia’s Neretva Valley are keeping their fruit clear of insect pests – but without resorting to pesticides. They use the so-called Sterile Insect Technique, with help from the Division of Nuclear Techniques in … Continue reading

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