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New IAEA report presents global overview of radioactive waste and spent fuel management

New IAEA report presents global overview of radioactive waste and spent fuel management

As a growing number of countries use nuclear technology to generate electricity and radioactive material for many other purposes, there are si ...
Will the eruption of the Tonga volcano have an impact on the global climate?

Will the eruption of the Tonga volcano have an impact on the global climate?

The weekend's giant volcanic eruption in the Pacific island nation of Tonga might not have been big enough to affect global climate, but volcanic e ...
How Hong Kong’s anti-corruption expertise can empower the global body

How Hong Kong’s anti-corruption expertise can empower the global body

The good news of the election of Hong Kong ICAC Commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu as Chair of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorit ...
Global GDP Growth Will Slow Down Through 2023 Amid COVID-19 and Inflation: World Bank

Global GDP Growth Will Slow Down Through 2023 Amid COVID-19 and Inflation: World Bank

The global economy is facing a dramatic downturn due to new threats from COVID-19 variants, as well as rising inflation, debt and ...
A “climate catastrophe”: 2021 was the fifth warmest year worldwide since records began

A “climate catastrophe”: 2021 was the fifth warmest year worldwide since records began

The European Union's climate monitoring service made an alarming revelation when it reported that the last seven years had been th ...
Riots in Kazakhstan: What sparked the protests and how they will affect global geopolitics

Riots in Kazakhstan: What sparked the protests and how they will affect global geopolitics

A state of emergency has been declared following the recent violent protests in Kazakhstan. Troops from a Russia-led military all ...

Global food prices rose “sharply” in 2021, reaching a 10-year high: UN

The food and agriculture organization announced Thursday that food prices hit a 10-year high in 2021, up an average of 28 percent ...
Coronavirus: Omicron Spreads Global Gloom Over New Years Celebrations

Coronavirus: Omicron Spreads Global Gloom Over New Years Celebrations

After much too long a battle with the coronavirus, the world understands Belgium's word of the year “hungry!” All too well. - the urge to celebrat ...