The IAEA, along with 77 Member States and 12 international organizations, concluded a two day international emergency exercise today that tested responses to a simulated accident at a nuclear power plant (NPP) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
A report published recently noted that the permanently frozen land thawing in the Arctic at increasing rates due to global warming could potentially release radioactive waste from Cold War-era weapons production and damage from mining.
To assist nuclear installations handling nuclear material in the response to adverse external events, the IAEA is developing a system that will alert the Agency of such events that could potentially affect nuclear sites.
The National Academy of Sciences has funded a project that will identify nature-based solutions that can address climate-induced flood risks bearing down on industrial facilities in Galveston Bay, Texas and limit future disasters.
This report explains that disaster events are only the tip of the iceberg, by highlighting how these events are interconnected with each other, with other larger processes, as well as with our action or inaction. They can lead to future disasters or will
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