The Insurance Bureau of Canada said that the December ice storms that swept over the country east of the Rockies resulted in more than $200 million in claims, pushing the total payout on disaster-related events to its highest total ever, $3.2 billion.
According to report by TechSci Research "Brazil Wastewater Treatment Plants Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018", bio-refining, mining, and paper and pulp industries will drive wastewater treatment plants market in Brazil.
EU Commissioners for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki and for Energy, Günther Oettinger today presented a new action plan to facilitate the further development of the renewable ocean energy sector in Europe.
European donors have been accused of profiting from their aid budgets, as an increasing amount of their money for the world's poorest countries is being given as loans which have to be paid back with interest.
Chinese authorities on Sunday issued their first policy document of 2014, underscoring the importance of rural reform, developing modern agriculture and maintaining agriculture as the foundation of the national economy.