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The revenge of Gaia : earth's climate in crisis and the fate of humanity

Author: James Lovelock
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2006.
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Explains the Gaia theory that the Earth functions as a single organism; explores how global warming threatens the way the planet regulates its internal environment; and predicts what the climate will be like in the future.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lovelock, James, 1919-
Revenge of Gaia.
New York : Basic Books, ©2006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lovelock
ISBN: 046504168X 9780465041688 0713999144 9780713999143 9780465041695 0465041698
OCLC Number: 70247131
Notes: Originally published as The revenge of Gaia : why the earth is fighting back - and how we can still save humanity: London : A. Lane, 2006. With new pref.
Description: xvii, 176 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: The state of the Earth --
What is Gaia? --
The life history of Gaia --
Forecasts for the twenty-first century --
Sources of energy --
Chemicals, food and raw materials --
Technology for a sustainable retreat --
A personal view of environmentalism --
Beyond the terminus.
Responsibility: James Lovelock ; foreword by Sir Crispin Tickell.
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