Global goals

LATEST: In about 12 years, EVs in California could be running about half the time on renewable energy if they only used electricity from the grid.
LATEST: Overall, UK water & sewerage output is forecast to grow 23.0% in 2016 and 17.0% in 2017.
LATEST: Kiribati faces looming threats due to sea level rise and climate change.
LATEST: Immigrants are projected to play the primary role in the growth of the American working-age population in the coming decades.
LATEST: The gender gap in internet access will grow to 350 million fewer women than men online within three years.
LATEST: The number of people with diabetes across the world will increase from 415million in 2015 to 642million by 2040.
LATEST: The development of Nigeria's rail infrastructure will create many jobs and grow the nation's economy.
LATEST: Global wheat production is projected to continue to increase over the medium term because of productivity improvements, particularly in Argentina and the Black Sea region.
LATEST: Fires, illegal logging, and land conversion for palm oil production and other agricultural purposes continue to threaten forest habitat in much of the world.
LATEST: Intra-Africa trade and deepening market integration will significantly increase economic growth, job creation, employment.
LATEST: A flu pandemic could result in over 207,000 deaths in the US and could cost the economy over $US150 billion.
LATEST: Financial institutions and national oil companies around the world will increase their renminbi reserves if they have not done so already to deal with China in the lucrative energy sector.
LATEST: AI and machine learning will continue to have a huge impact on the world of work in 2017.
LATEST: TB can be seen as a barometer of health inequalities and tackling it will play a key role in enabling local authorities, PHE and the NHS successfully reduce health inequalities across England.
LATEST: Brazil will become an area of strong growth in oil production in the next years.
LATEST: The total reduction in urban transportation emissions by 2050 could reach 50 percent if cities aggressively pursue policies to promote sustainable modes.
LATEST: The United Nations trade arm, UNCTAD, estimates that, to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world will have to close a $2.5 trillion gap -- annually.
LATEST: Emissions from agriculture, forestry, and fisheries could increase an additional 30 percent by 2050.

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