Monday, January 26, 2009

The world as you *don't* see it

Found this super data world mapper site, which shows you the world maps according to different subject matter, so for example:

World Poverty:

Territory size shows the proportion of all people living on less than or equal to US$2 in purchasing power parity a day.
Absolute poverty is defined as living on the equivalent of US$2 a day or less.

World population:

World carbon emissions:

The world fuel consumption (this includes gas, coal, oil, nuclear, wood, and other materials):

Makes you think. You can enter any data subject and it could show you a world map in relation:

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