IAEA’s Annual Report Features Climate Change-Related Activities

© IAEA12 August 2009: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has published its annual report for 2008, which highlights activities related to climate change issues.

In particular, the report includes a summary of the Agency's activities on, inter alia: the impacts of ocean acidification, increased temperatures, and contaminants, including radionuclides, in the marine environment on fisheries and marine biodiversity; energy economic environment analysis, in particular on the reasons to introduce or expand nuclear power as a climate change mitigation option, as well as concerns that still exist; and the use of isotopes for understanding the impact of climate change on groundwater recharge. [IAEA press release][IAEA Annual Report]