Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Kills Over 200 in Pakistan
September 25, 2013 | The Weather Channel
At least 200 people were killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Pakistan's Baluchistan province.
MUD VOLCANO? There is a report that a mud volcano formed an island off the coast in the Arabian Sea at the same time that the earthquake was occurring. The Weather Channel video has comments on this from a USGS scientist.
Typhoon Haiyan Kills at Least 10000
November 9, 2013 | Reuters
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines as a Category 5 typhoon, with winds gusting up to 170 miles per hour, swamping coastal areas in storm surge and destroying thousands of buildings that were in its path.
Reviving the Energy Industry of Mexico?
October 2, 2013 | National Geographic
In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry and kicked out foreign oil companies. Now they still have enormous resources but lack the money and technology needed to develop them. Included are deepwater resources in the Gulf of Mexico and significant shale resources along the Gulf coast.