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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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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People are working fewer hours than ever before

In 1950, the Dutch worked, on average, 2,299 hours per year. In 2011, they worked only 1,380 hours - a reduction of 40 percent leaving them more time for family and leisure!

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