Renewable energy sources will soon replace fossil fuels in many European countries. China continues to invest heavily in solar, wind and hydro power. By Ketan Deshpande, Maple Grove, Minnesota, MN
In Q1 2017 the global economy was driven by strong growth in manufacturing & trade and The International Monetary Funds (IMF) latest report shows that the broad based growth will continue through 2018. Blog post by Ketan Deshpande, MN
Germany, UK & China set new records in the use of renewable energy.
The World Bank continues to maintain its forecast that global growth will improve to 2.7 percent this year, citing a pickup in manufacturing and trade, improved market confidence and a recovery in commodity prices.
China is rapidly urbanizing. More than half of China's population now lives in cities, and over 100 Chinese cities have over 1 million people each.