Author Archives: Guy McPherson

Guy McPherson is Professor Emeritus of conservation biology at the University of Arizona. His is the leading voice on the topic of abrupt climate change resulting in near-term human extinction. His professional activities were under surveillance by the United States government in 1996, and his classrooms included an NSA-contracted spy no later than 2005. He has been labeled an anarchist and eco-terrorist by senior members of the Obama administration. He readily pleads guilty to the former and probably also the latter, depending upon how it is defined.

Born in Captivity

“I encourage people to pursue excellence, to pursue love, to pursue what they love to do. I don’t think these are crazy ideas, actually. And I also encourage people to remain calm, because nothing is under control, certainly not under our control.”—Guy McPherson Going Dark By Guy McPherson “Action is the antidote to despair.”—Edward Abbey […]

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Pandering to the Populace

“Everything, every thing, and every being must be monetized. From soil to oil, from water to air, from joy to toys, everything must be assigned value. What kind of value? The only kind this culture understands: the kind with dollar signs.”—Guy McPherson Going Dark By Guy McPherson “The further a society drifts from truth the […]

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