You don’t need a degree in environmental science to fight climate change. Inspired by a list of green jobs in Data for Progress’ report, Stacker explains which occupations are on the front line against climate emergency.
Climate change will not wait for administrative reform. Using data from Climate Central, Stacker ranks the 30 major U.S. cities which will have the most residents in flood-prone areas by 2050.
The world is facing an extinction crisis, and it has ramifications for our backyards. Stacker used a database of extinct plants published in Nature this past June (Humphreys et al. 2019) to develop a list of 21 plants that were lost to science here in America.
While other countries are adopting carbon taxes and building fleets of electric buses, the U.S. is mired in political turmoil and led by a president who denies the urgent reality of climate change. For now, most clean energy developments happen on the state and local level.
Stacker has compiled information and photos from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help you identify the ten tick species which pose the greatest threats to Americans this summer.
Cancer affects every American, whether directly or indirectly. But some regions of the country are more hard-hit than others. Stacker used CDC data on the incident rates of cancer in every state to examine how this disease is impacting the nation.
To find out where in America the government has made it most costly to drink beer, Stacker dove into data from the Tax Foundation.
Stacker investigated the gap between science and culture to compile 30 of the most common now-disproven scientific hypotheses that many Americans still believe today.
To get a more complete picture of women’s health in every state, Stacker calculated an index using data from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s State Profiles for Women’s Health and CDC data.
Stacker takes a retrospective look across the nation to compare the economic benefits of same-sex marriage in each state with actual current events involving that state’s LGBT+ community, including current Pride events, legislation, and local elections.