Livestream Scheduled for Sunday, 21 February 2021

I will appear via livestream on YouTube from my home in central Florida on Sunday, 21 February 2021. This, “Ask an Ecologist Anything” event will last about an hour, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time (New York). If you are interested, please click here to participate. Please study all materials at this website to maximize …

Transcript: Why Are We Here?

Someone asked for the transcript from a short video clip I posted in this space on 15 February 2021. Instead, immediately below I have provided the transcript from the longer version of the presentation, which was posted in this space on 18 February 2021.   Why Are We Here? As sentient animals, most of us …

End-of-Week Headlines and Stock-Market Report, 19 February 2021

  Published Recently: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Academic Pursuits. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper edition Electronic edition   Latest peer-reviewed journal articles: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Near-Term Loss of Habitat for Homo sapiens. Earth & Environmental Science Research & Reviews 3(4):216-218. McPherson, Guy R. 2020. The Means by Which COVID-19 Could Cause Extinction of All …

Wavy Jet Stream Brings Cold Weather to Texas: Short Video

  Published Recently: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Academic Pursuits. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper edition Electronic edition   Latest peer-reviewed journal articles: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Near-Term Loss of Habitat for Homo sapiens. Earth & Environmental Science Research & Reviews 3(4):216-218. McPherson, Guy R. 2020. The Means by Which COVID-19 Could Cause Extinction of All …

Why Are We Here?

The video embedded below resulted from a collaboration among Pauline Schneider, Tim (formerly Tim Bob), and me. I wrote and read the audio. Pauline provided the photographs and video from our life together. Tim provided the remaining beautiful photographs and video and he also edited the video, with my great thanks. I referred to this …

Science Update: Arctic Permafrost, Mines Releasing Carbon

  Phys dot org, 10 February 2021: Arctic permafrost releases more carbon dioxide than once believed   Science Alert, 11 February 2021: Terrifying Study Finds Melting Permafrost Could Unleash Way More Carbon Than We Thought   Nature Communications, 10 December 2020: Iron mineral dissolution releases iron and associated organic carbon during permafrost thaw   Quoted …

Beginning-of-Week Headlines and Stock-Market Report, 16 February 2021

  Published Recently: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Academic Pursuits. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper edition Electronic edition   Latest peer-reviewed journal articles: McPherson, Guy R. 2020. Near-Term Loss of Habitat for Homo sapiens. Earth & Environmental Science Research & Reviews 3(4):216-218. McPherson, Guy R. 2020. The Means by Which COVID-19 Could Cause Extinction of All …