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The IMF revised global growth projections downward to 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020 (0.2% and 0.1 % below October 2018 projections), citing trade tensions and a worsening of financial conditions as key sources of risk. IMF.
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Energy consumption in the EU is rising due to economic expansion, despite targets to reduce demand across Europe informed by environmental concerns. EURACTIV
In 2018, US electrical vehicles (EVs) sales increased 81% over 2017, outperforming many expert projections. Greentech Media
The second-deadliest and second-largest ebola outbreak in history began last year on August 1 in The Democratic Republic of Congo. CNN