Mixed Results on Fracking Initiatives

POLITICS Voters in three Colorado cities and one in Ohio passed ballot measures this week banning or temporarily halting fracking within their borders. Another Colorado suburb rejected the moratorium by just 13 votes. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to better understand fracking. Discussion Ideas “Fracking” is the nickname for the process of hydraulic fracturing. Watch our “media spotlight” video on “How Hydraulic Fracturing Works.” … Continue reading Mixed Results on Fracking Initiatives

Mapping Women’s Political Rights

GEOGRAPHY Women’s Political Rights Around the World This interactive map displays three sets of data focused on the history of women’s political rights around the world. Using a timeline, the map charts women’s right to vote (suffrage), right to stand for election, and the date of the nation’s first woman elected to office. The map is also clickable, displaying more information on issues that impact women’s political … Continue reading Mapping Women’s Political Rights