• 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."


    2~

    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)





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