Are our oil and gas pipelines safe during an earthquake?

“It is very admirable indeed that science moves forwards, and we get better theories and find our errors. Yet the ominous concern is that all our current pipelines are at…

Claim: Melting glaciers contribute to Alaska earthquakes

In a recently published research article, scientists with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute found that ice loss near Glacier Bay National Park has influenced the timing and location…

Simulating 800,000 Years Of California Earthquake History To Pinpoint Risks

“Using Southern California as an example, we haven’t had a truly big earthquake since 1857 — that was the last time the southern San Andreas broke into a massive magnitude…

Study suggests great earthquakes as cause of Arctic warming

MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Research News A researcher from MIPT has proposed a new explanation for the Arctic’s rapid warming. In his recent paper in Geosciences, he suggests that…

Montney Python’s Frac’ing Circus

Guest geology by David Middleton In a recent post of mine (ExxonMobil & Chevron Eviscerate Democrat Frac’ing Ban Fantasies) I made this passing comment: There is no evidence whatsoever that…

Oh Boo-Hoo! NSF to Sell Only Taxpayer-Funded Seismic Survey Vessel!

  Guest ridicule by David Middleton Somebody call the wambulance!!! From who else? The American Association for the Advancement of Science of America (homage to Dodgeball is intentional)… Update: Despite protests,…