10 Stats That Explain the World in 2017

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December 28, 2017, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Robert J. Samuelson shares a list of the ten "best" statistics of 2017 originally created by Ben Beach. The list is clocely aligned with the interested of Planetizen readers. Here's a sample:

  • "Motorists spend an average of 17 hours a year searching for parking spots. Highest: 107 in New York."
  • The World Economic Forum says all the plastic trash floating in the ocean will outweigh all the fish by 2050.
  • In 1975, there were three metro areas with at least 10 million people: Tokyo, New York and Mexico City. Now there are 31.
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Published on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in The Washington Post
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