- About 827,000 people in the US have jobs as delivery drivers. Ford is planning to launch a fleet of driverless delivery vehicles in 2021.
- Salt kills off bugs like MRSA by 94% in a minute, more than 20 times faster than other approaches.
- In about four years, the price of lab-grown meat has fallen from $352,000 per pound to $9,000 per pound.
- Atmospheric CO2 reached 405.1 ppm, rising 100-200 times faster than natural.
- Two-thirds of cancers are random mutations, not specific lifestyle factors.
- At current rates of consumption, the world only has about 35 years of supply of phosphorus, a key fertilizer.
- Kauai and Ta’u are on track to go 100% solar power for electricity.