Disgusted of Llandrindod Wells

Wales and the world
03/07/2009, 11:06 am
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The Welsh Assembly Government often ‘forgets’ to compare Wales’s performance with the rest of the UK, let alone Europe and the world. Just take a look at its statistics on StatsWales.

Here’s a sobering map:

The world without the bottom 5% of GDP contributors

Source: FiveThirtyEight

The map was produced in reaction to the argument – posited by some headbangers in America – that climate change would affect global GDP by ‘only’ about 5% over the next century.


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