9 charts to be thankful for: humanity is getting better 2 months ago

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It's not all bad news out there.


For more data about how the world is getting better.
Longevity: https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy/
Global poverty: https://www.vox.com/world/2016/10/2/13123980/extreme-poverty-world-bank
Why the world bank uses a $1.90 a day poverty line: https://www.vox.com/2015/10/7/9465999/world-bank-poverty-line
Hunger: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SN.ITK.DEFC.ZS
Malaria: https://ourworldindata.org/malaria/
Child Labor: https://ourworldindata.org/child-labor/
War deaths: https://ourworldindata.org/war-and-peace/
Paris Climate accord: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/climate/syria-joins-paris-agreement.html?_r=0
Coal production: https://ourworldindata.org/fossil-fuels/#coal-production-by-region

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If you’d like to watch or listen to a conversation from 2014 between Ezra Klein and Charles Kenny (author of the book “Getting Better,”) about how the world is getting better, you can find that here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6C8soxbN2w

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