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Creator of Gaia Theory Dies on 103rd Birthday
Creator of Gaia Theory
Dies on 103rd Birthday

Creator of Gaia Theory Dies on 103rd Birthday

James Lovelock was 'half scientist and half inventor'

(Newser) - James Lovelock, the British environmental scientist whose influential Gaia theory sees the Earth as a living organism gravely imperiled by human activity, has died on his 103rd birthday. Lovelock’s family said Wednesday that he died the previous evening at his home in southwest England "surrounded by his family,...

Cyborgs Will Rule Soon, Writes James Lovelock

The next stage won't be human, futurist says

(Newser) - It's not that cyborgs will turn against us, James Lovelock says. But the British futurist and environmentalist does think they'll replace us. "Our supremacy as the prime understanders of the cosmos is rapidly coming to end," Lovelock writes in his new book, Novacene—the new age....

Influential Climate Change Scientist: I Was an 'Alarmist'

James Lovelock says global warming isn't happening as quickly as he thought

(Newser) - James Lovelock, a favorite of environmentalists ever since he originated the "Gaia" theory that views the planet as a single organism, admits today that he may have overreacted a bit when it comes to climate change. In recent years, Lovelock hypothesized that billions of us would die within the...

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