"A Rarely Tapped City Strategy for Boosting Local Renewable Energy," describing how local governments can help the city move towards the development and usage of local renewable energy
Internet bring new means of communication such as social networks or email. those who do not access it are sidelined and not taking advantage of these benefits to open to the world. 82% of the world's online population of 1.2 billion users now use social networks.
Poverty will be a main problem in this country. In about 20 years, there will be an increase in active population. The same thing will happen to other developing countries where there won't enough jobs for the active population and a much higher unemployment rate.
With technology improving, life expectancy will increase. In about 20 years, the active population of 2010, aka the baby boomers, will shift up, increasing the inactive population. The same thing will happen to many other developed countries where the level of dependency will increase which means there will not be enough active workers to support the elderly.
This chart describes the different occupations that illegal immigrants participate in and the percentage of unauthorized workers in each sector. The highest number of unauthorized workers: construction labourers because manual labour doesn’t need a high level of education and lower salaries are better than none
This chart shows the devices that are used for electronic commerce. Computers are the leading device but recently we have seen the increased use of other devices such as the tablet and smartphones. We can expect to see the continuous increase of these devices in the near future.
This image is a chart of the estimated U.S. sales in percentage from 1999-2007. The chart shows how the percent of retail has increased dramatically since the early beginnings of the internet.
The chart compares 2 earthquakes and their different results for the countries. The number of deaths for Haiti is far higher (higher population density and a lesser standard of living, worse conditions after the event). However, the material loss for Chile was higher due to a bigger economy but the actual impact of the economy was far less due to a higher GDP, quicker response and better measures after the event. Different factors of a country decide about the long-term impact of a natural disaster .