• A global energy crisis arises when oil supplies from members of the Organization of
    Petroleum Countries (OPEC) are restricted and prices quadruple. Nuclear power prospects
    initially brighten, then wane as high energy prices change economic conditions.
  • In April, the IAEA and Euratom sign an agreement for the implementation of safeguards
    provisions under the NPT, a major step forward in international verification.

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