Archive for 10 January 2009

The U.S. ranks 49th in civil liberties

10 January 2009 2 comments

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy Index 2008, the United States is tied with Romania for forty-ninth in civil liberties. Several countries–Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Norway–are tied for first.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in carbon monoxide

10 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2000 the United States ranked third in terms of total carbon monoxide emissions. Brazil ranked first.