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US fails on Happy Planet Index

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 07:25 AM

New Scientist said:

IT'S easy not to trash the planet - if you're dirt poor and die young. But is it possible for all of us to live long and satisfying lives without costing the Earth? That's the question behind a measure of national well-being called the Happy Planet Index (HPI). Its latest update, released this week ahead of the Rio+20 summit on sustainable development, names Costa Rica as the world's most "developed" nation and puts the US on the sick list.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 04:59 PM

America! **** yeah! LOL!

Ok, I'm sorry. I shouldn't of typed that.


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Posted 14 June 2012 - 07:20 PM

My grass is green and the sky is blue. Everything looks okay from my window.






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