from Breakingviews:

Vladimir Putin is the new bad weather

August 4, 2014

By Richard Beales and Jeffrey Goldfarb

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from MacroScope:

Weather to make February jobs report a crap-shoot too

March 7, 2014

Blaming bad economic news on winter is getting as tiresome as tales of snarled traffic, flight cancellations and trips out with the snow shovel in freezing winds.

from MacroScope:

Firing up Brazil’s economy

February 13, 2014

A hot, dry spell in southeastern Brazil has pushed up energy prices, stretched government finances and raised the threat of water rationing in its largest city, Sao Paulo, just months before it hosts one of the world's largest sport events, the soccer World Cup.

from MacroScope:

Another false start for the U.S. economy?

February 4, 2014

Since the global financial crisis ripped the floor out from underneath developed world economies, the world's biggest one has had several false starts nailing the floorboards back in.

from Photographers' Blog:

Welcome to Chiberia

January 10, 2014

Chicago, Illinois

By Jim Young

It was dubbed "Chiberia" here in Chicago: record low temperatures with a wind chill in the -40 Celsius range (-40 Fahrenheit).

from Data Dive:

Super typhoon Haiyan in charts, part 2

November 11, 2013

Reuters reports on the destruction in the Philippines after super typhoon Haiyan hit over the weekend:

from Data Dive:

Super typhoon Haiyan in charts

November 8, 2013

Reuters reports on super typhoon Haiyan, which has killed at least three people so far in the Phillipines:

from Full Focus:

Superstorm Sandy: Before and after

October 28, 2013

It's been one year since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast. A look at before and after pictures of some of the hardest hit areas.

from Photographers' Blog:

Summer in NYC

September 21, 2013

New York City, New York

By Gary Hershorn

I think it can be said, all of us can look back at ourselves and recall specific moments that shaped the direction our lives went in. For me I can remember two such moments that even now, years later, seem like they happened just yesterday.

from Photographers' Blog:

Hiking in to a stranded town

September 18, 2013

Jamestown, Colorado

By Rick Wilking

My rule in covering natural disasters has always been: Find the worst damage first. That’s what the reporters will be writing about and it's what people want to see. It also may be the hardest to get to.