After having gone through a dramatic financial meltdown and two years of recession in 2009 and 2010, Iceland started to recover in 2011 and IMF estimates now indicate that economic growth should average between 2.5% and 3% over the short-medium term. Yet the country is in a post-crisis transition and a number of systemic and […] … learn more→
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Iceland’s Loonie idea: will ditching the krona solve its currency quagmire?
A whole country that runs on renewable energy
I’ve known for years that Iceland is a geothermal paradise, so when we went there this summer, I made sure to pay some attention to the power supply. As it turned out, that was absurdly easy to do. You can\’t travel in Iceland without encountering the power of geothermal energy, and many Icelanders we met […] … learn more→