When Will We Listen? Reconsidering Earthquake Prediction on the Anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan Quake
May 12, 2014 is the six-year anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake (in Chinese 汶川大地震) of 2008. By the official toll it killed 69,197 people, injured 374,176, and left about 4.8 million people homeless at a cost of well over $ 1.5 billion (US).
(c) Copyright, Julian Gresser, May 2014, All Rights Reserved. Julian Gresser is Chairman of Alliances for Discovery and the author of Piloting Through Chaos—The Explorer’s Mind. A more detailed discussion appears in his blog, “Fukushima: Earthquake Prediction in the Shadow of Consensus Science” (www.explorerswheel.com). The author expresses his appreciation to John Casey and Dong Choi of IEVPC for their comments on this article.