A horrible catastrophe has just struck New Zealand. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand’s 2nd-most-populated city, Christchurch. Striking in the middle of a busy weekday afternoon, at least 65 have been killed and many more trapped.
Joe Romm of Climate Progress has a post up on the best climate and energy cartoons or other humor of 2010. Definitely worth a share. Here are few cartoons from … [Read full article]
My home is Australia, and I woke up this morning to hear that 8 people were dead and another 72 currently missing, with the death toll expected to rise, as … [Read full article]
Amazing footage of the East Creek on Monday the 10th of January, washing cars downstream as if they’re little toys. And make sure you watch this video of an amazing … [Read full article]
Here are some photos that people have put up on the internet for people to see, and understand just what is going on in Queensland, Australia, as the floodwaters continue … [Read full article]
Below is a video of the flood waters rushing through Toowoomba, Queensland.
It has been six years since the devastating Earthquake that rocked Indonesia on Boxing Day of 2004, but in that time scientists have not been idle. The German-Indonesian Tsunami Early … [Read full article]
After streaming through and contaminating smaller rivers and streams, toxic sludge from a Hungarian factory has now reached the Danube River. The Danube is Europe’s second-largest river and experts from … [Read full article]
TIME magazine once gave us the photos that were painful to accept of the Vietnam War, so did our TVs, and Walter Cronkite. Due to these images, we rose up … [Read full article]
NASA adviser and UCSF psychiatrist Nick Kanas, writing in an op-ed in Monday’s NY Times, lists the crucial factors needed to maintain good mental health in isolated, confined spaces for prolonged periods of time, based upon space and extreme habitation psychological studies…factors which will become more crucial to the Chilean miners as time passes.
BP oil spill is capped, but have we learned our lessons? Finally! The BP oil spill is reportedly capped. Jeremy Bloom over on our sister site, FailDrill, has a good … [Read full article]
Nuclear energy experts warning that proposed deregulation of the nuclear energy industry could result in a nuclear-style BP oil spill disaster. [social_buttons] Just as deregulation of the oil industry was … [Read full article]