The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

Front Cover, Limited, May 7, 2010 - 296 pages
15 Reviews
Celebrities drive hybrids, Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize, and supermarkets carry no end of so-called ''green'' products. And yet the environmental crisis is only getting worse. In The Vanishing Face of Gaia, the eminent scientist James Lovelock argues that the earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent ''hot state'' - and much more quickly than most specialists think. There is nothing humans can do to reverse the process; the planet is simply too overpopulated to halt its own destruction by greenhouse gases. In order to survive, mankind must start preparing now for life on a radically changed planet. The meliorist approach outlined in the Kyoto Treaty must be abandoned in favor of nuclear energy and aggressive agricultural development on the small areas of earth that will remain arable. A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movement's elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

this contains a persuasive argument for interrelatedness in general and that of our planet in particular. it also debunks the cleverness of computer science models particularly regarding climate ... Read full review

Review: The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

This is well written, if confused book. I find the author's arguments twisted in a strange way, but there is a certain logic to them. James Lovelock (eminent scientist who championed Gaia Theory ... Read full review

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