Liability for Disaster Predictions – The Italian Earthquake Case

Alemanno, Alberto and Lauta, Kristian Cedervall, The L’Aquila Seven: Re-Establishing Justice after a Natural Disaster (July 1, 2014). European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2/2014. This article discusses the Italian case finding a group of earthquake scientists criminally liable for injuries…

Exxon to World – You will never fix climate change

http://corporate.exxonmobil.com/en/environment/climate-change/managing-climate-change-risks/carbon-asset-risk Exxon had to prepare this report due to pressures from activist shareholders. Their claim was that Exxon was overvaluing its reserves because greenhouse gas restrictions would make it impossible to produce them all. Thus the company’s stock was overvalued.…

The Mississippi River Delta Cycle and Coastal Restoration

  Click here – Video of a presentation by Prof. Edward Richards to the LSU Mineral Law Institute on the delta cycle and the coastal erosion lawsuit. (1.3gb file – works best if you download it before playing. Otherwise it…

Classic reports on the Geology of the Mississippi River and Delta

Humphreys, A. A., & Abbot, H. L. (1861). Report upon the physics and hydraulics of the Mississippi river: Upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths … Submitted to the Bureau of Topographical…

Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion

Caernavron Diversion Location Feasibility Report on Freshwater Diversion·to Barataria and Breton Sound Basins, June 1984. Feasibility Report on Freshwater Diversion·to Barataria and Breton Sound Basins, August 1984. Feasibility Report on Freshwater Diversion·to Barataria and Breton Sound Basins, September 1984. C19840314-Sediment…