The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle
When the giant fault line along the Pacific Northwest ruptures, it could be our worst natural disaster ever.
A really engrossing article.
"That problem is not specific to earthquakes, of course. The Cascadia situation, a calamity in its own right, is also a parable for this age of ecological reckoning, and the questions it raises are ones that we all now face. How should a society respond to a looming crisis of uncertain timing but of catastrophic proportions? How can it begin to right itself when its entire infrastructure and culture developed in a way that leaves it profoundly vulnerable to natural disaster?"Posted on 2015-07-14T02:33:43+0000