Monthly Archives: May 2012

Southern California Energy Outlook for the Summer of 2012

I watched the Irvine City Council meeting on Channel 30 last night, which featured the reports of the Cal ISO and SC Edison on plans for summer electricity, should San Onofre reactors not be available.  One additional complication was noting … Continue reading

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The Energy Blog is Now Categorized

Since I have been blogging for a year now, it became necessary to carry out the task of creating categories and filing each article under one or several categories.  The thing that had stopped me before is that I had … Continue reading

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Earthquake Anticipation and Preparedness

It is not well known, but the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake in Japan was preceeded by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake two days earlier in the same region.  It is often said that earthquakes cannot be predicted, and mostly do not … Continue reading

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Response to Fukushima, Lecture by Dennis Silverman, UC Irvine

I gave a lecture on May 3, 2012 to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Irvine titled Response to Fukushima.  It covers the responses to date from Japan, the US, and other countries.  It also focuses on the two nuclear … Continue reading

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