‘Is Norway the new East India Company?’ asks
A short essay on Norway’s climate hypocrisy and the question which arguments can convince broad populations to make the necessary changes to address climate change.
Outstanding contributions and comprehensive and relevant findings to channel equitable distribution of vaccine. Thank you to the incredible
@OurWorldInData team from us all @WHOhttps://twitter.com/ourworldindata/status/1419614440689971200 …
I was curious who the oldest gold medal winner at the Olympics was. It is Swedish shooter Oscar Swahn and this photo shows him in the year he won gold. It was 1912 and he was 64 years old. He kept competing. In the 1920 Olympics he won the silver medal at the age of 72.pic.twitter.com/tm4UuPse8j
I wrote a brief post on the fact that we live in a world in which 10 children die every minute: http://ourworldindata.org/child-mortality-big-problem-in-brief … This chart shows that children in poor countries have a more than 𝟱𝟬-𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀 higher risk of death than in the high-income countries with the best health.pic.twitter.com/QylOBFGKsZ
What questions do you have on global fish stocks, fisheries, overfishing, seafood, state of our oceans?
No question is a stupid one.
[will do my best to answer on
The one thing the world could use right now is an explosion of joy so complete, intense and overwhelming that there is enough for us all to share in it ... (cover your ears: the shrieks of excitement are WILD)pic.twitter.com/QDcmmLbSXH
For thousands of years wild mammals declined due to humanity's need for food.
In this post
@_HannahRitchie shows that we today can be the first generation that achieves a world in which mammals can thrive again.
That's a future I'm keen to work towards!
Anna Kiesenhofer studied mathematics at the Technical University of Vienna and at the University of Cambridge.
She's currently a postdoc at the chair of Partial Differential Equations at
@EPFL in Lausanne.
And she's a few minutes from winning at the #Olympicshttps://twitter.com/UCI_cycling/status/1419201322495221761 …
Wouldn't usually recommend a 2-hr podcast, but this one is well worth it.
@MaxCRoser on @80000Hours explains how @ourworldindata became the world's go-to source for COVID data, the pitfalls of PDFs, and doing world-changing work as a non-profit. Inspiring!https://80000hours.org/podcast/episodes/max-roser-our-world-in-data/ …
I’m looking for a RSS reader with which I can also subscribe to email newsletters. [I’d take a free (ad financed) one, but would also be happy to pay a bit.] What works for you? Do you have a good recommendation?
An excellent initiative by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia: they now publish all their COVID-19 data in a well-documented GitHub repository. I'm surprised that 18 months into the pandemic, so few countries do this! The world needs open and accessible data to fight COVID-19.https://twitter.com/DGHisham/status/1418557970124734466 …
The life expectancy of those who smoke regularly is about *10 years* lower than that of non-smokers. The benefits from smoking cessation are large at any age. My recent post on the incredibly large global health impact of smoking:https://ourworldindata.org/smoking-big-problem-in-brief …
Our state-by-state data on COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States now has its own Data Explorer! https://ourworldindata.org/us-states-vaccinations … You can use it to easily select a list of states and navigate between metrics (people vaccinated / fully vaccinated, doses administered / distributed).pic.twitter.com/YRRdIHeT9m
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One of the biggest achievements of humanity: the decline of child mortality during the last 200 years. From my new post – http://ourworldindata.org/child-mortality-big-problem-in-brief … – on child mortality.pic.twitter.com/3t1eWpt5sO