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REAL 'HOCKEY STICK' STATISTICALLY SOUND, IMPORTANT TO HUMAN LIFE

Posted 3 January 2013

Here is another Hockey Stick that is statistically sound and far more important to human life—the correlations of life expectancy, total GDP per capita, and CO2 emissions. As Indur Goklany, former U.S. representative before the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, states,

"From 1750 to 2009, global life expectancy more than doubled, from 26 years to 69 years; global population increased 8-fold, from 760 million to 6.8 billion; and incomes increased 11-fold, from $640 to $7,300. Never before had the indicators of the success of the human species advanced as rapidly as in the past quarter millennium.

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