2012-10-22. Italy Orders Jail Terms for 7 Who Didn't Warn of Deadly Earthquake

posted Oct 26, 2012, 1:56 PM by Lisa Ou
 | by Elisabetta Povoledo and Henry Fountain, The NY Times. An article relevant to GSS Energy Flow chapter 2. Excerpt:   ROME — Seven prominent Italian earthquake experts were convicted of manslaughter on Monday and sentenced to six years in prison for failing to give adequate warning to the residents of a seismically active area in the months preceding an earthquake that killed more than 300 people...The verdicts jolted the international scientific community, which feared they might open the way to an onslaught of legal actions against scientists who evaluate the risks of natural hazards….Read the full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/world/europe/italy-convicts-7-for-failure-to-warn-of-quake.html?ref=science&_r=1&