• JAMA Peak petroleum and public health by Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH; Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH; Stephen Vindigni, MPH.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions hit danger mark: scientist Flannery said the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report will show that greenhouse gas in the atmosphere in mid-2005 had reached about 455 parts per million of carbon dioxide equivalent -- a level [which was] not expected for another 10 years (07 oct)
  • St. Thomas professor Marv Davidov said: "As a Jew who experienced real anti-Semitism as a child, I'm deeply disturbed that a man like Tutu could be labeled anti-Semitic and silenced like this. I deeply resent the Israeli lobby trying to silence any criticism of its policy. It does a great disservice to Israel and to all Jews."


    06 Dec Who says older people can't be good activists? Or
    artists? Or both?  Poems and more by this fellow are on google
    video.. My two favorite:

    1) Poem of the Land Mine Museum

    2)How Much Does it Cost?

  • Sept 2006, a blog mentions one of my strategic articles (backup copy here)
  • Oct 06: Living with Joanna for a half-year now...
  • Visiting Associate Professor at Cornell University during my 2006-2007 sabbatical

  • photo Gallery updated with photos of my sweetie.

  • Teaching online course for students whose life/academics have been disrupted by hurricanes Katrina/Rita. (Oct 05-Dec 05).
  • 2005: 20 years without owning a TV set. Great decision.
  • Spring 2005: Numeracy Across the Curriculum mentor grant awarded for 2005-2006.

  • Successfully secured for Patricia Allison an invitation to speak at Salisb. Univ. (Jan 05) for May 05 talk(s), permaculture workshop, and more.

  • Maryland 2004 Outstanding Teaching Award http://barzilai.org/cv.html#cvhonors (Fall 04)
  • 2004: 10 years of vegan diet (not counting honey)
  • Successfully secured for Julian Darley an invitation to speak at Salisb. Univ. (Nov 04)
  • Gave talk at UU fellowship on peak oil and climate change, Oct 10
  • HB's Alternative economic vision (retirement) article published by Dale Allen Pfeiffer (Fall 04)
  • $50,000 Supplemental Grant from NSF awarded (Fall 04)

  • Spring 04: Awarded promotion to Associate Professor

  • Jan 04: Awarded tenure

  • Sleepwalking to Extinction and Shadow of Extinction
  • Apocalypse now: how mankind is sleepwalking to the end of the Earth London Independent.

    More here (News updates) and
    Overview/summary (plus Australian weather gone mad) Monbiot: Mocking Our Dreams

  • The sixth mass extinction on earth's history is right now (even wikipedia has an entry about this but see previous article at the American Institute for Biological Sciences)