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The U.S. ranks 3rd in renewable water

30 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, the United States has total actual renewable water resources totaling 3069 cubic kilometers, enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Brazil ranks first, with renewable water resources of 8233 cubic kilometers.

Renewable Water.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 2nd in apple production

30 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States produced 4,237,730 tonnes of apples, or 6.6% of the world’s total apple production. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 27,507,000 tonnes, or 42.8% of the world total.

Apple Production.xlsx