As we bid farewell to the year 2012, here is a recap of the stories and images that punctuated the last twelve months, as they relate to developments in the IAEA’s work to promote the peaceful applications of nuclear technology
Nuclear power begins 2013 with generating capacity 3667 MWe greater than a year before. The growth comes despite the retirement of Garoña and Gentilly 2 in the last week. Both Gentilly 2 and Garoña had been set for upgrades and
The IAEA and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have completed training of fourteen university teachers from thirteen Member States on implementing standardized curricula for nuclear knowledge management (NKM) in their universities. The training is part of an
National nuclear regulators have formally approved the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) design for construction in the UK, saying that the design meets regulatory expectations on safety, security and environmental impact. EDF and Areva’s EPR is the first design to complete
(Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear agency expects to reach a deal with Iran next month enabling it to resume a stalled probe into suspected nuclear weapon research in the Islamic state, the chief U.N. inspector said after returning from Tehran on Friday.
The United States was going to launch an automatic and all-out nuclear attack on both the Soviet Union and China, in the event that the President was killed in an attack, a newly released document reveals. The plan was in place
This is a bit late, but I wrote this last week. My goal is to update this site frequently from now on. It was published on Farsighted. Senators and aides announced on Tuesday that the US is planning a new round
UK energy policy cast into doubt after company breaks its pledge to make investment decision by end of 2012.
Thorium is being touted as an ideal fuel for a new generation of nuclear power plants, but in a piece in this week’s Nature, researchers suggest it may not be as benign as portrayed.