The map above shows the largest source of electricity generation by US state, along with what percentage of the total it represents as of 2018.
The map above is a Horsepower Map of the United States in 1933 With the area of each state drawn proportional to the amount of horsepower installed in the state. Or in other words, it shows the relative industrial power of each state.
The maps above show the drop in Nitrogen dioxide (NO₂) emissions in both China and Italy as both countries implemented Coronavirus lockdowns of their populations. The stunning drop in pollution is probably one of the few silver linings of this whole strange situation.
The animation above shows how the 10 Global Precipitation Measurement Constellation satellites build up a picture of the earth to track rain, snow and storms.
NASA states that:
The map above shows a Dutch proposal to build a series dams around the North Sea to protect Northern Europe from the threat of rising sea levels. The project has an estimated cost of €250-€500B – “merely 0.1% of the gross national product, annually over 20 years, of all the countries that would be protected by such a dam.” Although it’s somewhat questionable how accurate that is.