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Global Jewish Population Approaches Pre-Holocaust Levels

The global Jewish population is nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, according to a new tally released by an Israeli think tank on Monday. 92 more words

How accurate are our feelings about the world?

How much do you know about the world? This TED Talk by Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. 12 more words

How accurate are our feelings about the world?

How much do you know about the world? This TED Talk by Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. 18 more words

Statistical Chance

World Population.

9000 years ago there was approximately 5 Million people on the planet. In the year 1900 there was 1 Billion people on the planet; in the year 1945 there was 2 Billion people. 747 more words

Civilisation

Is city life the future of sustainability?

The growth of the city demands our attention. With an increasing proportion of the global population living in cities – and a boom in the growth of Asian megacities in particular – we have no choice but to find ways of making them more sustainable. 7 more words

Sustainability