But the world's five biggest science and technology clusters are now in East Asia; Japan's is the largest and China has the most.
The U.N. agency's report last month concluded that Japan's plans were consistent with international safety standards.
The U.S., Albania, Japan, and South Korea led a U.N. Security Council session that shone a spotlight on starvation and repression under Kim Jong Un's regime.
If accomplished, the goals are significant because the industry accounts for 2.9% of global carbon emissions. Diesel powers most of the world's 100,000 cargo ships.
A new organization to supervise artificial intelligence could be modeled after the U.N. atomic watchdog agency, created in response to nuclear technology.
The U.N. General Assembly's vote for the next five seat-holders on the powerful Security Council for 2024-25 delivered a resounding win to an E.U. member over a Russian ally.
Delegates in Geneva were able to muster a non-binding report that essentially prolongs a decade-old geopolitical impasse.
Humanitarian leaders say the risk of nuclear catastrophe is the highest 'since the worst moments of the Cold War.'