The Revenge of Gaia: Earth's Climate Crisis & The Fate of Humanity

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Basic Books, Aug 2, 2007 - Science - 208 pages
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A call to address a major threat to our collective future
  

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Wasn't always easy to pin down where Lovelock was going. Is his Gaia theory meant to be a strong metaphor? Does he really believe the Earth is truly 'living?' Has civilization reached a tipping point ... Read full review

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A good perspective of the earth behavior. Read full review

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Page xvi - The Earth System behaves as a single, selfregulating system comprised of physical, chemical, biological and human components. The interactions and feedbacks between the component parts are complex and exhibit multi-scale temporal and spatial variability.
Page xiv - Before this century is over, billions of us will die, and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains...

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James Lovelock is the originator of Gaia Theory, on which he has written several books. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1974. He has received honorary Doctorates in Science from seven universities in England, Sweden, and the United States. He was made a C.B.E. in 1990, and in 2003 a Companion of Honour by Her Majesty the Queen. He lives in Cornwall, Britain.

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