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  - Theresa - Goodreads

I am really enjoying this book so far. Even though I have to re-read paragraphs 2 or 3 times sometimes to make sure I understand it! It really makes me want to read more on the subject. Even though I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Annika Kruus - Goodreads

Quite convincing arguments with substantial data backing. He manages to bring out the main issues around this topic but at the same time can be quite enchanting to read. This book will make You think about the surrounding environment and the future of our only home. 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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About the author (2007)

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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