The Happy Planet Index

This is actually really interesting talk about why we measure a nations success on productivity — instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use.  I was suprised that the latin countries did the best on this… Apparently Costa Rica is kicking ass.

http://www.happyplanetindex.org/explore/global/

About Rincewind

Love my vintage pinups, burlesque, smoking fetish and weirdness. Swedish person lived in Sweden, London and now Prague. Love moving around, metting new people. Open your mind for new experiences.

Posted on August 30, 2010, in Mixed stuff and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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