Yes! Good news!
Bad news sells. There are big and real problems on our horizon. But with doom and gloom all around (and yes, I confess, you’ll read it here too) it’s worth stepping back occasionally to see the big picture: that human economic activity is making the world a better place in which to live.
Check out the 31 Charts That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity, and you’ll see what I mean.
[Hat tip Kelly Valenzuela]
UPDATE: Good news of human achievement needs suitable visuals. So here’s the Empire State Building: