Tag Archives | cause

The cause of this recession? Economic pundits ignoring history’s voice | Simon Jenkins

The Queen, reported the Daily Mail, was wearing a speckled cream suit and matching hat. Her Majesty was at the London School of Economics, listening to a professor, Luis Garicano, talk about the credit crunch. “It’s awful,” she said suddenly. “Why did nobody see it coming?” For three years I have pondered the Queen’s question, […]

Air Force investigating cause of drone crash in Seychelles

December 14, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Air Force investigating cause of drone crash in Seychelles 13 Dec 2011 The U.S. military is investigating what caused a U.S. military drone [remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper] to crash near a civilian airport runway in the Republic of Seychelles, a U.S. Air Forces in Europe spokesman said Wednesday. The […]

Shale gas drilling’s dirty secret is out | Josh Fox

Thursday’s stunning announcement from US EPA that implicates hydrofracturing (“fracking”) as the cause of groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming is news that has rocked the world. But as groundbreaking and innovative as the investigation has been, the news comes as no surprise to anyone who has been following fracking closely.  Anyone who lives in a […]

Progress made on Reno wildfire

(CNN) — Firefighters in Reno, Nevada, have contained 80% of a wildfire there and expect to have it nearly completely contained by day’s end, officials said Saturday. The blaze has made 32 homes uninhabitable and damaged five, but is no longer a major threat to other structures, said Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez. Some 140 […]

Police find body near where boy went missing

(CNN) — Police in eastern Missouri found the body of missing 1-year-old Tyler Daniel Dasher on Tuesday in a wooded area about a mile from his home. A cause of death has not been determined and authorities are still in the early stages of trying to figure out what happened, St. Louis County police said […]

Diaspora’s co-founder dies at 22

15 November 2011 Last updated at 11:29 GMT The homepage offered a simple tribute to Mr Zhitomirskiy Ilya Zhitomirskiy, the co-founder of Facebook rival Diaspora, has died. The 22-year-old was one of four New York-based students who launched Diaspora as a “privacy-aware, user-controlled” social network. It was set up in response to criticism that Facebook […]