We compare the number of road fatalities per 100,000 population between the USA and other English Speaking Countries – the UK, NZ, Canada, Australia and Ireland USA road fatalities are 11.78 people per 100,000 population – highest of English-speaking countries New Zealand is second highest, with a rate of 6.01 deaths per 100,000 people Canada is third behind the USA and NZ with 4.59 road fatalities per 100,000 population Australia is fourth highest in terms of road fatalities with a rate of 4.26 Ireland’s road fatality rate per 100,000 is 2.96 UK has lowest fatalities per 100,000 population, of 2.26 … Continue reading →
The economy of Middle East is practically synonymous with crude oil for the average Western observer, but what most people aren’t aware of is the Middle East hasn’t been doing so well out of its crude oil reserves in recent years. So much so, that it may be the first time in history that we can justifiably declare an imminent state of Peak Oil in these regions. It is an understandably bold statement, and one that will come as a surprise to many… especially those who have been blindsided by the more general, global statistics. Besides a slight dip over … Continue reading →
The use of asbestos has been a widespread issue that continues to impact countries on a global scale. As a favored material used in buildings and construction projects throughout the 20th century, asbestos held an incredible appeal as a mineral known for its heat and fire resistant properties. For decades, this substance was synonymous with manufacturing and development. However, it was soon discovered that once asbestos was disturbed or damaged, the fibrous material could have a fatal effect on those that came into contact with it. Asbestos in the United States Despite its known dangers, asbestos continues to pose a … Continue reading →
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