Gulf of Mexico
As the disaster from the busted offshore oil pipe rages on in the Gulf of Mexico, many wonder how much renewable energy could have been developed for the price it cost to drill for oil in the Gulf?
EDITOR'S UDPATE (Tues. June 29th): You can now try your hand at stopping the Gulf oil leak by playing XBox's new Crisis in the Gulf video game.
Just hit play and the live feed starts.
In spite of the fact that he is sponsoring the most comprehensive energy reform bill in American history [pdf], Senator John Kerry said at an event on Wednesday that ending offshore oil drilling was simply not possible.
The Ocean Circulation Group at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science has posted their latest predictions on the spread of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill for the next 4 days.
The Gulf of Mexico loop current appears to be destabilizing thanks to a cyclone of cold water – good news for Florida, Cuba and the East Coast, at least temporarily.
Admiral Thad Allen, the National Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon Response team, has today established the Flow Rate Technical Team, a multi-agency federal effort to determine oil flow rates from the BP spill at multiple time periods following the explosion, fire, and subsequent loss of the Deepwater Horizon oil
A picture is worth a thousands words, here's a series of photos released by Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal who toured the Lousiana marshlands and witnessed the devastation first hand:
The moment has finally come.
The massive oil slick sitting off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico has begun to wash up on the shores of the Mississippi Delta and marshlands.
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The University of Florida's Ocean Circulation Group has released animation projecting the spread of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill over the next three days.