Category near term human extinction

Latest from Guy and other things

I was really moved by Dr. Guy McPherson’s latest video. Yes, he’s still talking about near term human extinction. No, it ain’t fixed. No, it probably can’t be fixed. But he’s no longer the methodical, analytic individual I first encountered when watching his videos from 2012. I think he’s playing to an audience of his […]

Help stop the lies (a Gofundme project)

I have been a reader of Guy McPherson’s work for four years now, and I’m one of many people who’ve been appalled by the vilification he’s received over the years. The latest attacks, which I alluded to in my recent blog, are from a variety of individuals. Some involve his personal life, but he was […]

Tried to warn you, Tampa

The week of superstorms, culminating in the weekend of anxiety. First there was Hurricane Harvey, bearing down on Houston, Texas like God Almighty was in a smiting mood. Then there was Hurricane Irma, clobbering Cuba and the Virgin Islands and then heading up Florida like a titanoboa ready to wrap around Florida’s peninsula and crush […]

Guy McPherson packs it in(sort of)

If you’ve followed this blog space for any length of time, you know that I’ve been greatly influenced by the work of Dr. Guy McPherson. He has been postulating that we’d passed a point of no return on climate some time ago and that (at the end) only love remains. Anyway, this video found itself […]

The ‘Planet Hospice’ Yeast-Sex Tour

I wanted people to know that if they missed my play PLANET HOSPICE (a theatrical romp through human extinction) at United Solo and the Ithaca Fringe and the Tampa Fringe (and most recently at the Tremors Art Show at the Point Green Gallery), there’s always an opportunity to see it. I’ll explain below. It’s a clown play/comedy […]

The Cassandra problem

I get no joy from warning people about what global warming is doing to the planet. I think I’m getting into what might be called the Elizabeth Kübler-Ross trap. Kübler-Ross admitted in her writing that the caregiver who must speak to the patient and the family when the condition is terminal will never be able […]

Hope, hopelessness and hopium on global warming

First up, I had a lovely conversation last week with Steven Grumbine, the person who organized last year’s March to Restore Democracy in DC. Steven’s a driving force in the group called Real Progressives, and he talks a lot about economics and deficits and also MMT (Modern Monetary Theory). But that wasn’t what we were talking […]