James Lovelock, famous for the Gaia hypothesis, has in recent years been warning that climate change will send us back to the Stone Age. Now he says he was being overly alarmist. Can we all agree to ignore him now?
British scientist and author James Lovelock has just had published a follow-up book to his 2006 book, “The Revenge of Gaia: Earth’s Climate Crisis and the Fate of Humanity.” This 2009 one is entitled, “The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning.” Throughout both books he presents scientific evidence to support his view that humankind […]
I don’t typically lay out what might be called a “worst-case scenario.” I tend to focus on piecing together what the scientific literature says would happen if we stay anywhere near our current emissions path – Hell and High Water – since, that “business-as-usual” scenario should be motivation enough for action. Would some 10°F total […]