Washington Post map based on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration dataThe U.S. is beginning to see extreme effects from climate change, as a multimedia piece from The Washington Post illustrates. A United Nations climate change panel warns, "If Earth heats up by an average of 2 de…

Estimated net support for impeachment(The Economist chart; click to enlarge)The pro-rural bias of our Constitution helped elect President Trump, and now it's insulating him and his party from removal by the Senate after likely impeachment by the House, The Economist magazine reports.Trump wo…

U.S. Energy Information Administration chart; click on the image to enlarge it.Coal mining employment in the U.S. has declined 42 percent since 2011 as coal demand has decreased. Appalachia has by far the largest share of coal miners among the three U.S. coal regions, but it has also seen th…