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The USA will help Thailand develop nuclear power through a new class of small reactors, part of a programme aimed at fighting climate change, Vice-President Kamala Harris announced during a recent visit to Thailand. A statement from the White House said that these reactors use new technology and take up less space, all while having the highest standards of safety, security, and non-proliferation. US experts will work with Thailand to implement the technology.

Date: Thursday, 24 November 2022
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Opening the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) Atoms4Climate pavilion at United Nations climate change conference, COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said nuclear science and technology are part of the solution to both mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change impacts.  

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022
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As the nuclear sector takes its place at the COP27 gathering, the International Atomic Energy Agency's director general says that Long Term Operation (extending the lifetime of existing nuclear plants) is the "unsung hero of the fight against global warming".

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2022
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects more than a doubling of nuclear generation by 2050, with at least 30 countries increasing their use of nuclear power, in the Net Zero Emissions by 2050 scenario of its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO). The IEA said the global energy crisis can be a historic turning point towards a cleaner and more secure future.

Date: Friday, 28 October 2022
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Participações em Energia Nuclear e Binacional SA (ENBPar) and Russia’s Rosatom signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which seeks to promote mutual cooperation in areas and activities related to nuclear energy.

Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
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Uranium enrichment company Urenco has dramatically accelerated its net zero roadmap with a pledge to hit net zero for scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030. This is a full decade ahead of its previously announced plans for scope 1 and 2 net zero by 2040.

Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2022
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Days after India's cabinet approved its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, a member of the government's NITI Aayog policy think-tank has called for the country to focus on small modular reactors to help meet its energy needs.

Date: Wednesday, 10 August 2022
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