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.)