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Seven rich cities of the future

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Forget New York, London or Hong Kong. Here are seven cities that are racing up the rankings of the world’s richest, and will be among the top 10 by 2025, according to researchers from the McKinsey Global Institute. Doha, Qatar Qatar’s Doha is predicted to be one of the rising stars in terms of per capita GDP. The country is ...

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Workplace heat stifling economies of Nigeria, others – Report

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Emerging economies face as much as 10 per cent losses in working hours because of deteriorating thermal conditions in the workplace due to climate change, according to a new report released on Thursday. The estimated losses imply adverse consequences of a similar scale to economic output, or GDP, for a wide range of developing countries, including India, Indonesia and Nigeria, ...

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21 countries reduce emissions while growing economies

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As countries embark on the transition to a new climate economy, there’s a debate about whether growth can drive, or even coexist with, climate stabilisation. On the other side of the coin, it’s also a discussion of whether climate stabilisation can drive growth. The debates on growth and resources are complex, fractious and centuries old, and while they won’t be resolved in the immediate ...

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36% renewables ‘ll boost world’s GDP by $1.3tr, says report

Adnan Z. Amin

Achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 1.1 per cent, roughly USD 1.3 trillion, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics,” released on Saturday (January 16, 2016) in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab ...

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India promises 33-35% emissions intensity drop by 2030

Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister for Environment

In its submission to the UNFCCC a few weeks before the Paris climate summit, India also promises to generate 40% of its electricity from renewable sources India’s much-awaited Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the global combat against climate change promises the country will reduce the intensity of its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per unit of GDP by 33-35% by ...

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