Archive for the ‘Global – Socioeconomic’ Category
According to the latest Pew polling, 53% of Americans feel the US is less important and powerful than it was 10 years ago. This is 12% higher than 2009 and more than doubled compared to 2004.
–from Pew Research
The United States is expected to become the 4th most populous country in the world, behind China, India, and Nigeria, by 2050. In addition, India is predicted to outgrow China.
–from The Economist
WSJ with very concerning graphic and article about air pollution spikes in Beijing.
Earth Policy Institute with a nice piece about China’s food needs.
Latest data from US is out and no sign of lowering. Much of increases in Midwest. From Wonkblog.
From Charles Blow at NYT, but still no perspective on overall US adoptions.