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  • Date: 9/30/18 8:54 AM
  • Number: 545048
  • Recommendations: 6
Well, with over 80 participants, the results are just as dismal :-) The good news is that it points out the importance of seeking out the facts and changing our perspectives when evaluating current events. Interestingly, only one person (Post of:
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  • Date: 9/29/18 11:20 PM
  • Number: 545039
  • Recommendations: 20
Let's talk facts:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_carbon_di...

The US emission of CO2 on a per capita basis is
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  • Date: 9/29/18 11:22 AM
  • Number: 545005
  • Recommendations: 16
As Wendy pointed out, this is sort of a parting thought question (as I will be spending most of the next three months with limited internet connectivity and will probably not have the time to visit here often.

With 25-30 responders, the
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  • Date: 9/28/18 11:10 PM
  • Number: 544980
  • Recommendations: 4
While eight voters is not a statistical sample of METAR readers, it is enough to demonstrate that even the most intelligent and hooked-in individuals (like here :-) depend on outdated or erroneous "information" when trying to understand
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  • Date: 9/28/18 9:40 PM
  • Number: 544978
  • Recommendations: 17
See if you did better than the proverbial dart throwing monkey :-)

Here are the correct answers:
1: C, 2: B, 3: C, 4: C, 5: C, 6: B, 7: C, 8: A, 9: C, 10: A, 11: C, 12: C, 13: A

1. In all low-income countries across the world
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  • Date: 9/28/18 9:28 PM
  • Number: 544976
  • Recommendations: 0
13. Global climate experts believe that, over the next 100 years, the average temperature will …
  • Date: 9/28/18 9:27 PM
  • Number: 544975
  • Recommendations: 0
12. How many people in the world have some access to electricity?
  • Date: 9/28/18 9:26 PM
  • Number: 544974
  • Recommendations: 0
11. In 1996, tigers, giant pandas, and black rhinos were all listed as endangered. How many of these three species are more critically endangered today?
  • Date: 9/28/18 9:25 PM
  • Number: 544973
  • Recommendations: 0
10. Worldwide, 30-year-old men have spent 10 years in school, on average. How many years have women of the same age spent in school?
  • Date: 9/28/18 9:23 PM
  • Number: 544972
  • Recommendations: 0
9. How many of the world’s 1-year-old children today have been vaccinated against some disease?
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