Recent studies show global warming could eventually halt the driving force behind the occurrence of most of the world’s earthquakes. Given the tremendous damage and loss of life as a result of the recent quakes in Haiti, Chile, and China, could this be a shiny glimpse of light on the otherwise tarnished reputation of climate change?
While the Obama administration is pushing renewable energy sources, a conference in Houston calls together oil, gas, and electric companies to discuss how effective renewable resources actually are. According to the the reigning energy champions, solar and wind power are no match.
A brief introduction to the everyday things you take for granted which are brought to you by your friendly neighborhood geologist. Future posts may expand on many of these topics.
Next Wednesday (March 10, 2010) I will be travelling to Pittsburgh to attend a talk presented jointly by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo Institute and the Association of Environmental […]
Not long after the devastation of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which left over a million people homeless and 200,000 dead in Haiti, an earthquake nearing 100 times more powerful struck […]