Helping the PlanetÂ
Examples of our efforts to address global challenges.
Many ways to get involved
HOLIDAY SEASON DONATION CAMPAIGN
The Global Citizensâ Initiative brings together people and organizations from different countries to combat the global problems that confront all countries—problems such as climate change, poverty, and human rights. Click 7734853305Â to learn more about the campaign and donate today.
The series, written by TGCI DirectorÂ RonÂ Israel, examples different global issues from the perspective ofÂ Â What would the whole world do?Â Â In other words, how could this issue best be addressed if we take the interest of the entire planet into account.
Deepen your understanding
What you need to know about the events, activities, andÂ ideas that are shaping our world.
Different Ways of Looking at the World
Infrastructure connects us and defines us. The roads, pipelines and Internet cables that deliver our services also shape our opportunities, our vulnerabilities, and our identities. Political and geographic maps abound â yet there are few useful, elegant maps of the complex infrastructure that ties us. The Connectivity Atlas invites you to explore the shapes and lines that advance our global connectedness. We believe that great insight lies in these maps.
Our World in Data developedÂ this cartogram for the world population in 2018Â to show how living conditions around the world are changing.Â The cartogram is made up of squares, each of which represents half a million people of a countryâs population. The 11.5 million Belgians are represented by 23 squares; the 49.5 million Colombians are represented by 99 squares; the 1.415 billion people in China are represented by 2830 squares; and this yearâs entire world population of 7.633 billion people is represented by the total sum of 15,266 squares. Visit the site to learn more about how global living conditions are changing.
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