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Why is oil and gas activity causing earthquakes? And can we reduce the risk?

It’s only fair to share…Why is oil and gas activity causing earthquakes? And can we reduce the risk? Matthew Hornbach, Southern Methodist University If you’ve been following the news lately, chances are you’ve heard about – or even felt – earthquakes in the central United States. During the past five years, there has been an… Read more »

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The science behind the Nepal earthquake

It’s only fair to share…The science behind the Nepal earthquake Mike Sandiford, University of Melbourne; CP Rajendran, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, and Kristin Morell, University of Victoria Saturday’s Nepal earthquake has destroyed housing in Kathmandu, damaged World Heritage sites, and triggered deadly avalanches around Mount Everest. The death toll is already reported… Read more »