16 November 2020

 

 

I would like to announce the publication of a new book, in which I have tried to sketch human history, from earliest times until the present, against a cosmic backdrop. The book may be downloaded and circulated free of...

19 October 2020

 

At what is arguably the most important time in human history, with Homo Sapiens confronted by an enormous range of violent challenges that threaten our very survival, the only question of any genuine importance is this: ...

17 October 2020

Hi folks,

SInce the House and Senate have thus far refused to allow for public testimony on HB6 repeal legislation, we're joining with other groups calling for repeal to host our own online community hearings.

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04 October 2020

 

Two time scales

 

The central problem which the world faces in its attempts to avoid catastrophic climate change is a contrast of time scales. In order to save human civilization and the biosphere from the most...

25 September 2020

As we start the 21st century and the new millennium, our scientific and technological civilization seems to be entering a period of crisis. Today, for the first time in history, science has given to humans the possibility of a life of...

17 September 2020

Shut up and let corporate America — and also, for that matter, corporate Taiwan — get on with its business. We have ethane to crack and plastic to produce. We dare not let America run out of shopping bags!

Environmental racism?...

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