Search Results for: "Peter Ward"

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 Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background sources) Robert Ballard … Continue reading

BBC Documentary Earth Under Water

DocHeaven Published on Apr 11, 2013 A disaster waiting to happen in Earth Under Water Imagine sea levels rising to over 70 metres… Eminent climatologists think another Great Flood is inevitable if current CO2 emissions continue. Based on research by … Continue reading

BBC Documentary Earth Under Water

DocumentaryDesire Published on Jan 15, 2013 A disaster waiting to happen in Earth Under Water Imagine sea levels rising to over 70 metres… Eminent climatologists think another Great Flood is inevitable if current CO2 emissions continue. Based on research by … Continue reading

Antarctica’s Feeling the Heat. Are We?

bigthink Published on Apr 23, 2012 The CO2 levels Peter Ward measured on a recent trip to Antarctica left him with a bleak view of the future of the planet. Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130 Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

The Day The Earth Nearly Died (Documentary)

BBCHORlZON Published on Jan 11, 2013 250 million years ago, long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the land and oceans teemed with life. This was the Permian, a golden era of biodiversity that was about to come to a crashing … Continue reading