The state of humanity is improving. Fast.

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Poverty is declining across the globe

In 1981, 84 percent of the Chinese lived on less than $1.25 per day. In spite of the population growth, only 13 percent of the Chinese lived on less than $1.25 a day in 2008.

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Fewer infants are dying

In Pakistan, infant mortality rate was 175 per 1,000 live births in 1960. By 2011, that number declined to 59 - a reduction of 66 percent.

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Rich countries pollute less relative to output

CO2 emissions per inflation adjusted dollar of output has declined in the United States from 1.16 kilogram in 1960 to 0.46 kilograms in 2008.

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