‘Blue economy is the economy of the future’  

Nuclear Asia
The “blue economy”, or ocean economy based on the optimal utilisation of all maritime-related resources, is the economy of the future, was the consensus among the participants at a roundtable on “Blue Economy: Government, Business, and Science for a Sustainable Future” organised at the Atomexpo 2022 International Forum held last week.

New fuel technologies would raise efficiency of VVER units like Kudankulam in India 

Nuclear Asia
TVEL, the fuel arm of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, is developing a series of new fuel technologies that could also help increase the efficiency of the operating units at India’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), according to an expert.

Inadequate progress on climate action: UN report 

IANS
As intensifying climate impacts across the globe hammer home the message that greenhouse gas emissions must fall rapidly, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report finds that the international community is still falling far short of the Paris goals, with no credible pathway to 1.

Role of clean energy in development of Russia’s Arctic region 

Nuclear Asia
Russia plans to commission four modernized floating power units by 2031 in the Chukotka region located in the country’s Arctic belt, thus increasing the share of nuclear power in Chukotka’s energy sector from the current 31 percent to more than 68 percent in order to improve the quality of life in the area and develop the Baimskaya ore mining zone.

The rise of King coal as energy crisis hits Europe 

IANS
Coal, considered to be the single largest source of global carbon emissions, is back in demand amidst the current energy crisis and soaring fossil fuel prices.

New materials, processes for carbon capture may help in getting clean fuel 

IANS
A group of Indian scientists have computationally designed a hybrid material which can absorb greenhouse gas methane, converting it to clean hydrogen and also simulated a process of capturing carbon dioxide and converting it to high purity hydrogen.

Drawing on Rosatom’s experience, Rusatom delivers nuclear medicine products worldwide

Nuclear Asia
Nuclear medicine nowadays plays a pivotal role in healthcare and can help give early diagnosis for patients, and a more localised point for treatment.

Moscow ranked first among European cities in ranking of innovations against Covid-19

IANS
Moscow has been recognized as the first European city in the ranking of innovations that are used for the formation of resilience to the coronavirus.

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