Archive for Category: "Elections"
Open space bonds and other ballot measures are a critical source of environmental funding in the United States. Since 1988, American voters have approved 1,810 ballot measures that have generated more than $58 billion for conservation. These measures usually pass, even though they typically involve increasing taxes and government spending. To track the success of […]
The New York Times does some of the best data visualization in journalism and the paper has assembled highlights of its 2012 work. A few of these graphics relate to Western environmental issues and some are accompanied by descriptions of how they were created. Here are my favorites: 1) The drought’s footprint Brilliant use […]