A new model maps out the agriculture, crime, coastal storms, energy, human mortality, and labor costs of climate change in the United States.
Graphic designer Herwig Scherabon has developed a book visualizing the impacts of gentrification in a number of cities in the United States and United Kingdom. Combining public access data and research with crisp visuals, Scherabon illustrates the spatial distribution of gentrification and examines the different issues at play.
Geographers looking at environmental inequality focus on how different segments of a population have unequal access to different levels of environmental quality, ranging in water, air, and soil resources.
Integration of innovation theory with geographic study has allowed scholars to explain why certain regions, such as California’s Silicon Valley, are consistently at the forefront of innovation.
Simple examples of geographic social inequality are evident in major cities, where housing, food stores, basic services, healthcare, and other infrastructure are generally more available to wealthy urban dwellers than the urban poor