Latest from Zach Levitt

Mapping America’s hospitalization and vaccination divide

The geography of covid-19 vaccinations and hospitalizations across the United States reveal a stark divide: areas with low rates of vaccination have higher rates of admitted patients.
  • Sep 23, 2021

Why Texas’s laws are moving right while its population shifts left

Population shifts in Texas have moved the traditionally-red state toward the center. But the GOP-controlled legislature has enacted some of the nation’s strictest laws around abortion and voting rules.
  • Sep 20, 2021

Here’s what to know as a summer of wildfires prompts air-quality alerts across the West

Forecasters say there will probably be varying levels of air quality issues because of fires for some time, and residents should take precautions.
  • Sep 8, 2021

Before and after images show the devastation from Hurricane Ida

The storm brought extensive storm surges and wind damage to southeastern Louisiana.
  • Sep 1, 2021

America’s demographics are changing. How has your county shifted?

Racial and ethnic demographic shifts by county, according to the 2020 Census, since 2010.
  • Aug 13, 2021

Where America’s developed areas are growing: ‘Way off into the horizon’

New data from the U.S. Geological Survey shows where urban development and sprawl is happening across the United States.
  • Aug 10, 2021

Reservoirs are drying up as consequences of the Western drought worsen

Many reservoirs are at or approaching historic low levels
  • Jul 9, 2021