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  • abbr. multiple reentry vehicle — the reentry capsule for a ballistic missile's payload, typically a nuclear weapon, where the missile has multiple instances of such, but can only target one site with all reentry vehicles

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  • However, the United States has called for strict standards of "MRV" -- monitoring, reporting, and verification -- before green-lighting such deals.

    Timothy Wirth: Building Blocks toward Global Climate Action

  • Together with India, China has also hinted at a gentler line on the issue of monitoring, reporting and verification MRV - in other words, how countries' should be assessed to prove they are complying with declared emission levels.

    BBC News - Home

  • On transparency, China is willing to go the whole nine yards on subjecting its climate change actions to international standards of verification (technically known as MRV, or measurable-reportable-verifiable), but only if such actions are supported by financial or technological assistance.

    Climate Progress

  • This process, known as MRV - monitoring, reporting and verification - is controversial because major developing economies such as China and India do not want detailed outside scrutiny on their economies.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The U.S. delegation also seeks detailed provisions for monitoring, reporting and verification, called "MRV," of how China and other developing nations are fulfilling those voluntary pledges.

    Bolivian President Warns Nations Against Committing 'Ecocide'

  • The U.S. delegation also seeks detailed provisions for monitoring, reporting and verification, called "MRV," of how China and other developing nations are fulfilling their voluntary Copenhagen pledges.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • About MRV Communications, Inc. MRV Communications, Inc. ( "MRV") is a leading provider of network equipment and services, and optical components.

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  • MRV Communications, Inc. ( 'MRV') is a leading provider of network equipment and services, and optical components.

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  • The Copenhagen talks are likely to leave efforts to agree on bridging this forbidding "MRV" gap until after Copenhagen, which instead will seek a broad political agreement, several analysts said.

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  • Delegates from the U.S. argued for the comma to be inserted so that “actions” by developing countries and not just support from industrialized nations, would be measurable, reportable and verifiable, or MRV in UN jargon.

    Coyote Blog » 2009 » December

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