To fully understand the many complex issues the world is currently facing ICT can be an incredibly useful tool. A great example of how graphics and statistics can help us measure changes in our world is BreathingEarth.Net. It shows the natural increase in the global population and in each individual country, each spark either represents a birth or death and each time a country flashes red,  it has emitted 1000 tonnes of CO2. You can also hover your mouse over individual countries to see their statistics and its all in real time. Follow the link:  

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