February 20th, 2024
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 64th edition of Data Vis Dispatch! Every week, we’ll be publishing a collection of the best small and large data visualizations we find, especially from news organizations — to celebrate data journalism, data visualization, simple charts, elaborate maps, and their creators.
Recurring topics this week include protests in Iran, an energy crisis in Europe, and the Communist Party Congress in China.
The ongoing wave of protests in Iran is notable for being led mostly by women:
This week’s charts went deeper on the elections in Brazil::
And of course midterms are approaching in the United States:
Here in Germany, the topic of the week is a looming energy crisis — and whether enough is being done to prepare for winter:
No one can talk about energy in Europe without speaking of the war in Ukraine:
Meanwhile in China, it was the beginning of the 20th Communist Party Congress:
COVID charts dealt with politics and profits:
Maps covered topics from electric vehicles to dangerous dams:
While other charts tackled everything from plastic waste to rent burdens to sports:
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