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Four Gas Power Plants Contradict US Directive on Fossil Fuel Financing: Report

A report by Friends of the Earth US has identified four gas power plants in Mozambique, Bangladesh, and Uzbekistan that contradict the United States’ directive on ending international financing for new fossil fuel projects by Multinational Development Banks. The investigation ..

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Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year: “Hallucinate”

The Cambridge Dictionary has chosen “hallucinate” as its Word of the Year for 2023, citing the additional meaning gained in the context of generative AI tools, such as ChatGPT and Bard, that use large language models (LLMs). Key Points Original ..

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US and Philippines Sign Nuclear Technology Deal to Boost Energy Independence

The United States and the Philippines signed a landmark deal allowing Washington to export nuclear technology and materials to Manila. The agreement is a significant step in supporting the Philippines’ exploration of nuclear power to enhance decarbonization and energy independence. ..

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Supreme Court Emphasizes: Agreement to Sell Does Not Confer Ownership

In a recent order, the Supreme Court reinforced a crucial principle in property transactions: an agreement to sell does not confer title or transfer ownership to the intended purchaser. The ruling came in response to a case where the execution ..

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Loneliness: A Global Health Threat Equivalent to Smoking

Loneliness has been officially recognized as a critical global health threat by the World Health Organization (WHO), with a mortality impact equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. To address this pressing issue, WHO has launched an international commission on ..

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Landmark U.S.-China Climate Deal

The United States and China jointly announced a groundbreaking climate agreement recently. The deal aims to significantly increase clean energy, displace fossil fuels, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, marking a crucial step in combating global warming. Significance of the Deal ..

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