Awesome Global Facts

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1. 46 percent of US Republicans said there is not solid evidence of global warming, compared with 11 percent of US Democrats.
2. The U.S. is emerging as a leading tax and secrecy haven for rich foreigners, thanks to its resistance to new global disclosure standards.
3. In 2012, the 100 richest people world-wide earned enough money to end global poverty 4 times.
4. By the year 2100, 77% of countries will be poorer as a result of lost productivity caused by hotter global temperatures, a study shows.
5. Global warming has taken a break the last 10 years, but is expected to "return with a vengeance."

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