How to Respond to the Census

How to Respond to the Census

The 2020 Census is happening now! Earlier this year, we wrote about why taking the census is essential to protecting the environment. Here’s what you need to know to respond to the census survey online, by phone, or by mail. The Census is basically just a survey. The...
Defending Democracy to Defend the Planet

Defending Democracy to Defend the Planet

What exactly is gerrymandering – and why should environmentalists care? Once every decade, the U.S. Census is conducted. This historical record counts all persons living within the population. The final counts are then used to recalculate the number of seats that each...