May 23, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • May is tornado month. • Examples of the damage from the Moore tornado. • Whats a safe room? • How many safe rooms in the Moore school district?
PREAMBLE: I have made a few more videos (most of them less than 2 mins) on the subject of Fracking for Dummies and Non-Experts. How to access? See at bottom of this blog writeup.
MAY IS TORNADO MONTH. I opened an Oklahoma newspaper today, 22 May 2018. The front-page headline was The Moore Effect. The story was about an immense tornado.
May in Oklahoma is a deadly time for tornadoes.… More
February 2, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The latest on fracking and earthquakes in Oklahoma. • The role of Oklahoma’s government in dealing with this problem. • Keys to problem-solving: diversity and collaboration.
THE GOVERNOR IS MARY FALLIN. THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT IS MICHAEL TEAGUE. Wait, Energy and Environment together??? These two are usually on opposite sides of the fence, often fighting each other. But in 2013 in Oklahoma they were combined under Teague, who was not an expert in energy or environment. His career included the military and private enterprise. Teague made a recent presentation at Dr John Korstad’s invitation to a class at Oral Roberts University studying Sustainability.… More
May 7, 2015
If you’re goin’ to Oklahoma, don’t go in the month of May!
If you live in Oklahoma or Kansas, please be careful today or tomorrow (May 7 and 8, 2015). Tornado Alley forms in May, and stretches from Texas north to Nebraska. It includes Kansas and Oklahoma.
But Oklahoma always seems to get hit the hardest.
This May is no different. I am sitting in my chair in Independence, Kansas watching the weather forecast. “Tornadoes likely for today and tomorrow. Look at the forecast before you drive, especially in the evening.”
Last nite (May 6) a spray of tornadoes struck in Tornado Alley, with serious damage but no deaths.… More