Based on estimates from CarbonCounter by the MIT Trancik Lab, electric vehicles typically produce less emissions than gas vehicles when you account for battery production and charging. However, when the batteries get bigger, like they do with large electric trucks, you start to see some overlap. Elena Shao, for The New York Times, used a beeswarm chart to compare the vehicle groups.
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How Much We Eat vs. How Much We Need
On average, we use less energy as we age, and so we should eat less. We don’t always adjust soon enough though.
Occupation Growth and Decline
We looked at shifts in job distribution over the past several decades, but it was difficult to see by how much each occupation group changed individually. This chart makes the changes more obvious.