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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has been recognized as the first European city in the ranking of innovations that are used for the formation of resilience to the coronavirus.
Global warming is exacerbating weather and climate extreme events and the interaction between different forms of hazards triggered by climate change will cause future cross-sectoral impact affecting a variety of natural and human systems.
Nuclear techniques nowadays are playing an increasingly important role in preserving the world’s cultural and natural heritage.