Experts including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern say carbon dioxide should be taxed at USD 40-USD 80 per ton by 2020. DNA Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •Newsmax •Seattle Times
Ivanka Trump's inspired fund for women in business raked in $100 million in donations from Saudi Arabia during President Trump's visit. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) explains. Source: Veuer -
Amidst major concerns for global leaders as oil and gas prices steadily decline, the impoverished country of Mozambique finds hope in the discovery of an estimated 20 billion barrels of natural gas off.. Source: Wochit News -
Helene Cooper, author of Madame President, offers insight into how a system of inequality & turbulent history led Liberia to elect Africa’s first female president: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Source: Simon&Schuster -
The World Bank on Monday lowered the growth projection of the Indian economy for 2017-18 to 7.2% from the earlier 7.6%.
The bank also estimated that the economy decelerated to 6.8% in 2016-17 fiscal.. Deccan Herald
World Bank expects India, the fastest growing major economy in the world, to grow at 7.2 per cent in the current fiscal and further up to 7.7 per cent by 2019-20 on strong fundamentals, reform momentum.. Zee News Also reported by •IndiaTimes •DNA