Seasoned journalists tend to look down on the Q & A format as useful only for those who can't really write, but when it comes to truly original thinkers — such as James Lovelock, famous for the Gaia idea that the earth is a self-regulating system — I dare disagree. It's difficult to hear "theContinue reading “Lovelock Predicts Global Warming Will Kill Billions”
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James Lovelock: “We Have to Change Our Whole Style of Living”
In an effort to open up important books on climate change to the broader public, and to implant their key points in my mind, I’m going to excerpt crucial passages. Here’s a central point from James Lovelock’s The Revenge of Gaia, published by a Penguin imprint in 2006: I am not recommending nuclear fission energyContinue reading “James Lovelock: “We Have to Change Our Whole Style of Living””
Now that Bush Has Threatened Our Kids with Osama, Can We Ask Him About Global Warming?
John Dickerson in Slate notes that when his Iraq strategy was questioned in a press conference, the Prez resorted to threatening the children of reporters with al-Qaida: "They are a threat to your children, David," he said to NBC’s David Gregory . It’s an understandable instinct [writes Dickerson]. To persuade, we try to appeal toContinue reading “Now that Bush Has Threatened Our Kids with Osama, Can We Ask Him About Global Warming?”