Last year, during the height of the BP oil spill, I wrote a blog about all of the problems that I saw coming down the road; based on a poem by William Butler Yeats. I was accused of being rather “doomish” in the blog, and I admit that I might have been a bit over the top. In light of recent events in Japan and elsewhere however, I think I may have been just a bit early.
The seventh largest recorded Earthquake slammed Japan early this morning leaving hundreds of deaths and destruction in its wake. Along with the massive destruction in Japan, several other countries were also under tsunami warning and some minimal damage is being reported from the western coast of the US. The Earthquake was measured at 8.9.(more…)