Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Revenge of Gaia : Earth's Climate Crisis and the Fate of Humanity - 06 edition

Revenge of Gaia : Earth`s Climate Crisis and the Fate of Humanity (ISBN10: 0465041698; ISBN13: 9780465041695)
ISBN13: 978-0465041695
ISBN10: 0465041698

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0465041688
ISBN10: 046504168X

Summary: The key insight of Gaia Theory is that the entire Earth functions as a single living super-organism. But according to James Lovelock, the theory's originator, that organism is now sick. It is running a fever born of increased atmospheric greenhouse gases. Earth will adjust to these stresses, but the human race faces a severe test. It is already too late, Lovelock says, to prevent the global climate from "flipping" into an entirely new equilibrium that will thr
eaten civilization as we know it. But we can do much to save humanity. In the tradition of Silent Spring, this is a call to address a major threat to our collective future.
...show more
Summary: The key insight of Gaia Theory is that the entire Earth functions as a single living super-organism. But according to James Lovelock, the theory's originator, that organism is now sick. It is running a fever born of increased atmospheric greenhouse gases. Earth will adjust to these stresses, but the human race faces a severe test. It is already too late, Lovelock says, to prevent the global climate from "flipping" into an entirely new equilibrium that will threaten civilization as we know it. But we can do much to save humanity. In the tradition of Silent Spring, this is a call to address a major threat to our collective future. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No



List Price: $15.95
Used $6.22
Used
Save $9.73 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 days, 3 hours and 33 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Close
Close
Close