Your Life as Planet Earth

A new way to understand the story of the Earth, its climate and our origins


Selected posts and writing

Latest posts:

Global warming implicated in dinosaur extinction

New study finds evidence for a 'fast' dinosaur extinction

Ocean Oxygen – another climate shoe dropping

Deep sea microbes may be key to oceans’ climate change feedback

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

Clusters of Epic Volcanic Explosions Drove Earth's Mass Extinctions

This climate scientist has tried really hard to get a date

Onset of Eocene Warming Event took 3-4 millennia (so what we’re doing is unprecedented in 66 million years)

If the world ends in 2100 we're probably OK

Earth’s worst extinction “inescapably” tied to Siberian Traps, CO2, and climate change

You can’t rush the oceans (why CO2 emission rates matter)

So what did-in the dinosaurs? A murder mystery…

Just when did humans first start affecting the climate?

The long hot tail of global warming - new thinking on the Eocene greenhouse climate

The Perplexing PETM

The biggest serial killer on the planet. Ever. (And you probably never heard of it)

Climate's changed before:

Rapid climate changes more deadly than asteroid impacts in Earth’s past – study shows.

Alarming new study makes today’s climate change more comparable to Earth’s worst mass extinction

Magazine articles:

Anatomy of a Mass Murderer

Big Bang Theory

Large igneous provinces and global climate

Rock, time and teenagers

Random thoughts:

Human evolution is dead. Long live Human evolution.  

So what did-in the dinosaurs?