Nuclear energy can be a critical component of a decarbonised energy system for those member states that choose to consider it as part of their sustainable development and climate change strategy.
Government policies should recognise the potential of nuclear energy if the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved.
Rosatom announced on 10 March that first concrete has been poured for the third unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in the Mersin province of Turkey.
Increased incidences of radiation-related health effects among those exposed from the March 2011 accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are unlikely to be discernible.
The nuclear industry has argued for nuclear energy to be explicitly and positively included in the relevant EU documents, including the Delegated Acts under the Taxonomy for Sustainable Financing.
The German government has reached an agreement with EOn, EnBW, RWE and Vattenfall on compensation for the forced premature closure of their nuclear power reactors.
International Energy Agency (IEA) Director General Fatih Birol on 4 March highlighted the role that nuclear power can play in the global fight against climate change.
As work to decommission the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and revitalise the surrounding area continues, there are many ways international communities can learn, assist Japan and support each other.
The Bochvar Institute has developed a fuel rod design based on nitride uranium-plutonium fuel (MNUP-fuel) for the BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor.
The process of removing all 566 fuel assemblies from the storage pool of unit 3 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan was completed on 28 February.