An eye on Hurricane Ida’s impact through satellite data

The destruction caused by Hurricane Ida was notable for its severity and breadth, stretching from the Gulf Coast to the US Northeast, leaving a devastating toll in its wake. How can you even begin to monitor such a storm, particularly as it unfolds? Obtaining information from the ground isn’t necessarily practical. It’s simply too dangerous […]

Inner Mongolia Dam Collapse Highlights Major Risk

On July 18, two dams in China’s Inner Mongolia collapsed after heavy rains battered the region, sending torrents of water downriver, causing severe flooding across farmland and forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

China’s Auto Manufacturing Index foreshadows broader slowdown

After an isolated outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the export province of Guangdong led Chinese authorities to impose new restrictions and testing protocols, a cascade effect followed that had implications not only for China, but also for the rest of the world.

Five Economic Hubs to Watch

If you could have a bird’s eye view of industrial hubs in the world, offering valuable insights into the state of the global economy, which ones would you choose?