The number and quantity of oil spills we've caused as a civilization--and the damage they cause to both our planet and our economy--have been well documented. The important question to be asked at this juncture of our development is this: Are we learning anything?
Social Justice issues--poverty, racism, etc.--shouldn't be part of our EM checklists--but they are. Our country has not evolved beyond these issues, so we as professionals must accommodate these faults if we are to best serve those who trust us to do the right things. Here are some resources that illustrate the issues.
There are many sources of knowledge that are available when we work to expand our wisdom of how to best serve and protect the public. Some are more obvious than others.
In what seems like a pretty significant eternity ago (about two months), we reviewed our fledgling blog and talked about threats and risk–what we had covered so far, what we expected to cover in the future, and what we hoped …
Texas will soon allow concealed-carry handguns in college classrooms. Welcome to the specter of children killing children and professors. Does anyone really think this is a good idea?