The Globalist

The Scale of G20 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Can the July 7 & 8 2017 G20 summit help advance international cooperation on the environment?

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G20: How Many Countries Really?

The July 7 & 8 2017 G20 summit will represent a fifth of the world’s governments.

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The G20’s Economic Weight

What share of the global economy is represented at the July 2017 G20 summit?

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The G20 by Population

More than half of the global population is represented at the annual G20 summit (July 7 & 8 this year in Hamburg).

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Voter Turnout in Korea Vs Japan

Similar voting systems yield very different participation rates.

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Compulsory Voting in the OECD

What effect does a voting mandate have on turnout in places like Mexico, Australia or Belgium?

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Voter Turnout in Europe: Highs and Lows

How many voting-age people show up to vote in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium?

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Impediments to U.S. Voting

A key obstacle to voting is the unnecessary complexity of the U.S. voting process.

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Eradicating Extreme Poverty Soon?

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Having met an earlier goal of reducing extreme poverty, can the world end it?

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By the Numbers: Poverty in Africa

Half of all people living in extreme poverty worldwide reside in sub-Saharan Africa.

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