Sentencing Earthquake Scientists: An Unjust and Unjustified Court Decision in Italy

Damage Caused by the Modena Area Earthquakes

A court in L'Aquila, a town in Italy's Abruzzo region badly hit by an earthquake in April 2009, found Italy's Serious Risks Commission guilty of providing "inaccurate, incomplete and contradictory" information on the risk of a major earthquake occurring.  In other words, the commission did not cry … [Read more...]

Rome Hit By Earthquake

Today at 5:13 pm, a 3.5 Richter scale earthquake was felt in Rome, Italy. While the earthquake caused plenty of concern, and worried citizens of the Eternal City took to the streets, there are no reports of damage to property or people so far according to civil defence authorities. Rome's … [Read more...]