This week, China urged Russia and the United States to slash their nuclear arms. Top Chinese official Cheng Jingye told a meeting in Vienna, “As countries with [the] largest nuclear arsenals, the U.S. and Russia should continue to make drastic reductions in their nuclear arsenals in a verifiable and irreversible manner.”
Here’s an amazing new graphic from National Geographic that maps income levels on top of world population densities. In a glance you can see where humans live on earth and at what wealth level. Click through for the full thing, plus more demographic information (on pages 2-4) broken down by income level: (via Where and on how much money the world lives ‐ Covestor)
The Natural Gas infographic illustrates various factual statistics about the scarcity of this natural resource, and includes a view on how many cubic meters or years that are left before the availability of gas will run out, an overview of the top 7 countries with reserves, yearly producers and biggest consumers, and contrasts the availability of natural gas against that of oil and coal.