BBC News: 'Climate change calculator'

The project showcases the climate impact of the foods we eat. The user can select a food from our list and indicate how often they eat it. They are then shown how their choices impact the environment, putting emissions into context by comparing them to flights or water usage to showers. A graph is displayed comparing the food to similar items, and the user can select another item from a random selection on the shelf at the bottom of the interactive.

This was a project in which we were encouraging our graduate developer to take the lead. My role was to support him as best I could, by doing code reviews, talking through decisions and doing the tasks he assigned to me. I took primary responsibility for the styling and accessibility of the project. This included making sure the 'choose another item' section met the designers specifications whilst also being usable for keyboard only users or those using screen readers to access the article.

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