Interstate 90 – A Washington State Highway? Or Federal Interstate?

'Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know which one you'll get.' It is helpful to have Forrest Gump's mother's appreciation of life when dealing with The Washington Department of Transportation.  Having an attitude of come-what-may and a laugh-at-yourself-I-am-the-fool-for-believing-what-they-told-me perspective can take you a long way towards sanity, for sure.  If not peace …

Stop Adani, SIEMENS DE !

COAL. BORING!  HAVE WE LEFT THE 19th CENTURY INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION? NO It was true a year ago.  It's true NOW. STOP ADANI COAL!       

Stop Adani Coal Mine in Australia! A Global Appeal to Reason

"What is the leading cause of climate change? The mining and burning of coal. "After enduring a summer of intense heat waves, bushfires, drought, floods and storms, Australians are increasingly aware of the threat global heating poses to our way of life. "But as the world races to solve the climate crisis, mining giant Adani are …

“The rise of young, bold climate change activists” – The Daily Nation

FRIDAY JANUARY 10 2020 By LEOPOLD OBI More by this Author "Fed up with rising environmental degradations and climate change triggered disasters, a growing number of young people are taking up the responsibility to stand for the environment, even when it’s always not easy do so. "As Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion are inspiring …

Atmospheric Circulation Pattern Triggers Uptick in Siberian Fires

8 January 2020 by: Shannon Kelleher The Arctic Oscillation, an atmospheric circulation pattern in the Northern Hemisphere, may boost late winter temperatures in southeastern Siberia, increasing the areas burned by springtime fires, according to a new studypublished in the Jan. 8 issue of Science Advances. During the Arctic Oscillation's positive phase, air pressure over the …

Early electromagnetic waves from earthquake rupturing: I. theoretical formulations

Geophysical Journal International Geophys. J. Int. (2013) 192, 1288–1307 Yongxin Gao, Xiaofei Chen, Hengshan Hu and Jie Zhang School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 230026, China. E-mail: gaoyongxin1982@yahoo.com.cn 2Laboratory of Seismology and Physics of Earth’s Interior, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 230026, China. Department …