The Revenge of Gaia: Earth's Climate Crisis & The Fate of Humanity (Google eBook)

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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  - johan muñoz - Goodreads

I read this book in spanish. This book is very clarify for explain the Gaia Theory, I could understand about the earth system, water, climate, etc. A book for awareness to humanity. Read full review

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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

Contents

The State of the Earth
1
What is Gaia?
15
The Life History of Gaia
39
Forecasts for the Twentyfirst Century
48
Sources of Energy
66
Chemicals Food and Raw Materials
106
Technology for a Sustainable Retreat
128
A Personal View of Environmentalism
135
Beyond the Terminus
146
Glossary
160
Further Reading
166
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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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