Stories by Naema Ahmed

Where and by how much gas prices have gone up since Saudi oil attacks

Data: AAA; Explore the data; Graphic: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Gasoline prices have gone up across more than half the country following last weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabia oil infrastructure.

Where it stands: Since Monday, the national gasoline price average has increased 9 cents to $2.65 a gallon, according to AAA, which predicts the average could jump as much as another dime this month. Spokeswoman Jeanette Casselano wouldn’t speculate when prices would start going back down.

The partisan recycling gap

Data: Survey Monkey online poll conducted June 6-10, 2019, among 4,486 adults. Total margin of error is ±2.5 percentage points; Poll methodology; Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Most consumers say they are willing to use reusable shopping bags (89%) and to pay more for products with recyclable packaging (73%).

But Democrats are nearly twice as willing as Republicans to pay a higher tax rate to fund recycling programs, according to an Axios/SurveyMonkey poll.

Europe taking bigger share of U.S. natural gas exports

After years of anticipation, Europe is finally taking a big share of American exports of liquified natural gas as it seeks to lessen its reliance on Russian gas.

Data: EIA and the European Commission; Note: EU figures were converted from cubic meters to cubic feet and reflect approximate values. Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios