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Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

IAEA Gives Green Signal for Norway JEEP II Reactor

Oslo (ABC Live): Norway JEEP II Reactor : An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of a research reactor in Norway showed transparency and continuous commitment to safety. The team also made recommendations for further improving the effectiveness of the operator’s organizational structure and staff training as well as operational safety. The Integrated Safety Assessment …

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WMO Predicts Weak La Niña Conditions

New Delhi (ABC Live): La Niña Conditions : The weather over large parts of the world may be influenced by weak La Niña conditions in the next few months for the second consecutive year, according to a new Update from the World Meteorological Organization. La Niña, also known as a “cold event,”refers to the large-scale cooling of the ocean surface temperatures in …

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Microsoft Signs Deal for Buying GE Renewable Energy

New Delhi (ABC Live): GE Renewable Energy : Microsoft Corp. has signed a 15-year agreement with General Electric (GE) to buy all the electricity from GE Renewable Energy in Ireland. GE’s brand-new 37 megawatt Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry will support growing demand for Microsoft’s cloud services in the country and is an example of how major international corporations …

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UN Bats Against Capital Punishment

New York (ABC Live): Capital Punishment :The death penalty does little to deter crimes or serve victims, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on all countries which have not forbidden the extreme practice to urgently stop executions. “The death penalty has no place in the 21st century,” underscored Mr. Guterres, speaking alongside Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, …

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Developing Countries in Second Agriculture WTO Negotiations

New Delhi (ABC Live); Second Agriculture WTO Negotiations :Director-General Mike Moore, in a speech at a meeting on “Second Agriculture WTO Negotiations : Agriculture and the Developing Countries” on 6 December 2000 in Paris, said that developing countries are focusing on opening more markets, particularly for processed goods, and disciplining export subsidies in the ongoing agriculture negotiations. He underlined the …

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