Nuclear power

Monday’s Daily Brief: 'Waste to wealth' campaign, nuclear power and climate change, 'dangerous nationalism' a threat, Hammarskjöld latest

A recap of Monday’s stories:  New UN-Habitat campaign converts waste into wealth; refugee agency chief issues alert over  'dangerous nationalism',  UN warns against Syrian civilian displacement; Guterres renews call for full disclosure by States over 1961 Hammarskjöld plane crash; First-ever conference on nuclear power and climate change.

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate change, says UN nuclear chief

Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fighting climate change, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said on Monday.

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Tuberculosis remains world’s “top infectious killer”: WHO

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UN migration agency launches US$120 million appeal for Rohingya refugees

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Chernobyl: Exhibition chronicles tragedy and hope

An American photographer has been chronicling the aftermath of what has been called one of the world’s worst nuclear accidents.

Philip Grossman is the photographer behind the exhibition ‘Chernobyl: Tragedy, Lessons, Hope’ which is on display at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Nuclear power can play important role in reducing climate change

Nuclear power can play an important role in reversing climate change, but it’s not the only solution according to the UN’s nuclear agency, the IAEA.

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