We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | June 29, 2015

    Roger Hobbs: IMG Soundtrack of Macau: Roger Hobbs's Playlist for Vanishing Games



    My new novel, Vanishing Games, is a heist thriller set in the gambling city of Macau, China. I lived there briefly while researching the book and... Continue »
    1. $18.17 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Vanishing Games

      Roger Hobbs 9780385352642

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.50
List price: $15.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Environmental Studies- Climate Change and Global Warming

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

by

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Celebrities drive hybrids, Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize, and supermarkets carry no end of so-called green products. And yet the environmental crisis is only getting worse. In The Vanishing Face of Gaia, the eminent scientist James Lovelock argues that the earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent hot state - and much more quickly than most specialists think. There is nothing humans can do to reverse the process; the planet is simply too overpopulated to halt its own destruction by greenhouse gases.

In order to survive, mankind must start preparing now for life on a radically changed planet. The meliorist approach outlined in the Kyoto Treaty must be abandoned in favor of nuclear energy and aggressive agricultural development on the small areas of earth that will remain arable.

A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movement's elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

Synopsis:

The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent hot state. Within the next century, we will almost certainly be forced to give up many of the comforts of western living as supplies are threatened. Only the fittest--and the smartest--will survive.

A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movement's elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

Synopsis:

The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent “hot state.” Within the next century, we will almost certainly be forced to give up many of the comforts of western living as supplies are threatened. Only the fittest—and the smartest—will survive.

A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movements elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

About the Author

James Lovelock is the author of more than two hundred scientific papers and the originator of the Gaia Hypothesis (now Gaia Theory). In September 2005, Prospect magazine named him as one of the worlds top 100 global public intellectuals. He lives in Louceston, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465019076
Author:
Lovelock, James
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Foreword by:
Rees, Martin
Foreword:
Rees, Martin
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Philosophy & Aspects
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.20x5.62x.81 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission...
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  2. The Bridge at the Edge of the World:...
    Used Hardcover $13.50
  3. Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of...
    Used Hardcover $4.50
  4. With Speed and Violence: Why... Used Hardcover $5.95
  5. Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to... New Trade Paper $15.00
  6. Fixing Climate: What Past Climate...
    Used Hardcover $11.95

Related Subjects


Reference » Science Reference » Philosophy of Science
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Climate Change and Global Warming
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.50 In Stock
Product details 304 pages Basic Books - English 9780465019076 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent hot state. Within the next century, we will almost certainly be forced to give up many of the comforts of western living as supplies are threatened. Only the fittest--and the smartest--will survive.

A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movement's elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

"Synopsis" by ,
The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent “hot state.” Within the next century, we will almost certainly be forced to give up many of the comforts of western living as supplies are threatened. Only the fittest—and the smartest—will survive.

A reluctant jeremiad from one of the environmental movements elder statesmen, The Vanishing Face of Gaia offers an essential wake-up call for the human race.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.