Search Results for: "Peter Ward"

Peter Ward Our Future In a World Without Ice Caps

ClimateState   Published on Sep 20, 2013 Follow ClimateState on facebook for climate research https://www.facebook.com/ClimateState Brown Bag Lecture Series; Center for Student Engagement & Leadership; and Arts, Culture, and Civic Engagement Apr. 11, 2013 In honor of Earth Month: Peter D. … Continue reading

Peter Ward’s Hero

bigthink Published on Apr 23, 2012 The biologist and paleontologist remembers “the smartest man [he’s] ever known.” Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130 Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Big Think Interview With Peter Ward

bigthink Published on Apr 23, 2012 An interview with the biologist and paleontologist at the University of Washington in Seattle. Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130 Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Peter Ward: Earth’s mass extinctions

TEDtalksDirector Uploaded on Jan 28, 2009 http://www.ted.com Asteroid strikes get all the coverage, but “Medea Hypothesis” author Peter Ward argues that most of Earth’s mass extinctions were caused by lowly bacteria. The culprit, a poison called hydrogen sulfide, may have … Continue reading

Tipping Points & Extinction Events

The Big Picture RT Published on Oct 9, 2013 Dr. Peter Ward, University of Washington joins Thom Hartmann. What can the mass extinctions of the past tell us about our future?

Our Flooding World

PeoplePowerTelevision Published on Aug 7, 2014 University of Washington paleontologist Peter Ward is one of the world’s leading experts on the mass extinction events that delineate the geologic record. His thesis that all the mass extinctions (save the one that … Continue reading

The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life’s relationship with the Earth’s biosphere–one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the latest discoveries from the geological record, … Continue reading

Our Flooding World

PeoplePowerTelevision Published on Aug 7, 2014 University of Washington paleontologist Peter Ward is one of the world’s leading experts on the mass extinction events that delineate the geologic record. His thesis that all the mass extinctions (save the one that … Continue reading

Mass extinction (Permian-Triassic- Extinction) – The Evolutionary Theory on Extinction

Spiesleaks Published on Nov 8, 2014 Extinction happens. But what’s evolution got to do with it? Mass extinctions. Dinosaurs and the first mammals. Saving an unspoiled forest near Bangkok. Biological invaders in the Hawaiian Islands. Using a beneficial insect to … Continue reading

100 + Grassroots/Global Visionaries

_ (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name) Julian Agyeman Richard Alley (+ background sources) Gar Alperovitz  (+ background sources) Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background … Continue reading