I spotted a link for a brief video introduction to Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS). Note that the map of near-surface geothermal heating potential coincides with a lot of my recommended retreat areas.
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Courtesy of Cheryl, our dose of Gloomage d’ jour: Lehman Tries To Unwind Derivatives Trade — Bush Plans To Host World Summit To Discuss Financial Crisis Response — NYT: Probe Of Lehman Collapse Escalates — Bleak Economic Outlook For Spain — Mervyn’s To Close 149 Locations — Linen ‘n Things Closing All Remaining Stores — Ron Paul: Our Current Monetary System Is Ending — Hedge Fund Manager Thanks “Stupid Traders” For Riches — Crisis May Make 1929 Look Like a Walk in the Park — Is Switzerland The Next Iceland? — Week In Which Global Catastrophe Was Averted — Banks Hoard Cash As Credit Card Defaults Rise — Russia Taps Sovereign Fund To Save Markets — Top Wall Street Bankers To Get $70 Billion Pay Deals
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FerFAL (Our correspondent in Argentina) recommended this documentary: What a real financial collapse looks like. (In Spanish, with English subtitles.)