As a follow up to our Bay Area case-study, LPAC is releasing this new case-study on the Northwest, threatened both by its many active Volcanos, and by the Cascadia subduction zone. The seemingly peaceful Northwest is a ticking time bomb for disaster.
"If we recognize that to man is granted a higher identity, above the simple perceptions of our mere mortal coil, an identity consistent with the greatest achievements of classical arts and science, then we must locate our mission not in what is, but in what must become. "
The San Francisco Bay could be the next victim of the ring of fire. Are the American people willing to take the necessary steps to change the political leadership in this country and ensure that the United States makes it safely through this time of crisis?
As the nation of Colombia is inundated with severe rains, we must look beyond terrestrial causes for this global pattern of extreme weather. None of these unnatural disasters may be properly dealt with, in any country, if Glass-Steagall is not passed here in the United States.
The evolution of life on land was an anti-entropic revolution for the biosphere as a whole. Oyang Teng presents this process as one of a series of ongoing case studies of the principle of physical-economic platforms, manifested within living nature. In particular, this slice of evolutionary history is examined from the standpoint of the Hypersea theory of American scientists Dianna and Mark McMenamin, an extension of Vladimir Vernadsky's earlier work in founding the science of biogeochemistry.
Do you think that we should stop funding space exploration in order to "solve problems here on Earth?" That kind of idiocy might just get you -- and all of the rest of us -- killed. Evidence points to the fact that diseases are not a terrestrial occurrence, and that their "cures" will probably not be found here on Earth.
Rudolph Biérent, from France's Aerospace Lab ONERA, presentation to the 2012 Schiller Institute Conference.