James Lovelock wins the Lifetime Achievement Award at 2011 Observer Ethical Awards

Celsias

World-renowned scientist, James Lovelock, has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Observer Ethical Awards, in association with Ecover. Lovelock, the originator of the Gaia hypothesis, was recognised for pioneering a model that now forms the basis of climate science.

James Lovelock profile BBC4

Eco_Living

If you didn't see the James Lovelock profile on BBC4 last night then I really recommend it ( click here to see it on iPlayer - I don't think it's available outside the UK). The real star was the 90 year old Lovelock himself who told his story with good humour. Btw you can see my profile of Lovelock on Green Gurus here. Tags: james lovelock gaia theory bbc

How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

Green Blog

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson (Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 Green Action Tip 300 ppm 350 ppm carbon capture CCS climate change Climate Genocide climate science Germany Global Warming green action James Lovelock Kevin Anderson Moving Planet Day

George Monbiot and the enviro-neocons

Green Blog

While there are indeed significant reserves of this within the Brakken Shale , however production of these is similarly constrained by various factors, as discussed by James Hamilton on the Energy Bulletin website and Robert Rapier of the OilDrum.com recently. Energy Baroness Worthington coal David Bellamy enviro neocons George Monbiot James Lovelock Mark Lynas neocons nuclear energy nuclear reactor oil peak oil UKI’m getting a bit worried about George Monbiot.

Why we must oppose transition to gas-fired power

Green Blog

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that fewer than 1 billion people will survive this century due to unaddressed, man-made global warming – noting that the world population is expected to reach 9.5 Dr James Hansen in answer to the question “Is there any real chance of averting the climate crisis?”,

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

Green Blog

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that fewer than 1 billion people will survive this century due to unaddressed, man-made global warming – these estimates translating to a climate genocide involving deaths of 10 billion people this century, this including 6 billion under-5 year old infants, 3 billion Muslims, 2 billion Indians, 0.5

“The Earth cannot wait 60 years,” says sir Richard Branson

Eco Friendly Daily

The contest will be overseen by a panel of judges, including James Lovelock and NASA scientist James Hansen.

The Earth is a Sentient Living Organism

Green (Living) Review

James Lovelock published in a book in 1979 providing many useful lessons about the interaction of physical, chemical, geological, and biological processes on Earth. James Hutton (1726-1797), the father of geology, once described the Earth as a kind of superorganism.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

I’m sure this made James Lovelock (and Gaia) very unhappy, in view of the fact that real-world pollution travels around the globe, as seen by post- Fukushima radiation. The first video game came not out of a developer’s studio but from the U.S.

Spiritual Ecology and the Lesson of Crete

The Alien Next Door

Quite fittingly, scientists James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis called this the Gaia Hypothesis —Gaia being one of the ancient Greek names of the Goddess. If Gaia is our “Natural Mother” then Ecology is her language —Nina Munteanu.

Environmental Ethics

Eco Friendly Daily

According to the Gaia hypothesis proposed by James Lovelock, the earth is considered to be a super organism, which contains both living and non-living organisms. As a society we strive for progress, and we have come to view progress as a state of productivity and consumerism.

THE BIOCHAR DEBATE – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

by James Bruges published by Green Books November 2009 ISBN 978 1 900322 67 6 210mm x 148mm 96pp in b&w paperback £8.00 The author, James Bruges, was brought up in Kashmir until the age of twelve. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) THE BIOCHAR DEBATE Schumacher Brie?ng ng No.16

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Gaia versus Medea: A Case for Altruism

The Alien Next Door

As a result of their discussions about the role of micro-organisms as links to life and the Earth, Lovelock’s and Margulis’s Gaia Hypothesis ironically hinged yet again on sulphur and its essential role in living things. James Bond an Altruist?--Part

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Have a greener festival this summer

Green (Living) Review

A good eco book - Real Green Retail Group recommends James Lovelock’s latest tome, “The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning” · And, an organic bag to hold all you supplies – available from all good eco shops. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) For the upcoming festival season the Real Green Retail group has compiled a list of products and advice to provide festival goers with the materials and information they need to have their greenest festival ever in 2009.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

I was largely relying on James Lovelock’s observations in that chapter; he has strongly and publicly changed his opinion away from short-term panic. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.

Polar Cities Reprised, Tsunami, tsunami, tsunami.

The Alien Next Door

In the vein of Lovelock’s “Revenge of Gaia” and Shane Joseph’s “After the Flood”, both based on predictions of an unprecedented rise in water level due to global heating, Bloom believes in being prepared for what may come. James Bond an Altruist?--Part

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Vote 1 Socialist or vote 1 Green for Planet and Humanity

Green Blog

Thus both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5

Dishonest Australian Labor Government carbon price plan for climate change inaction

Green Blog

Top UK climate scientists Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 Top climate scientists around the World are saying that to have a high probability of avoiding a catastrophic 2 degree Centigrade temperature rise the World must stop GHG pollution by about 2050.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

Note that this analysis does not take into account historical industrial pollution of the atmosphere (73% due to European countries) (see 2008 Letter of Dr James Hansen, NASA GISS, to PM Kevin Rudd of Australia ). Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5

New! Green Gurus blog

Eco_Living

The first two entries are for James Lovelock of Gaia fame and William McDonough and Michael Braungart who developed the Cradle to Cradle concept. I've started a new blog called Green Gurus (www.greengurus.com). As the name suggests, it will consider the contribution made to the environmental/sustainability cause by some of the leading thinkers in the field. It will be infrequently updated as these posts require quite a bit of research.

Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

Unfortunately, we’re now seeing nature’s great counterattack--or, in the words of prophetic scientist James Lovelock, who posited decades ago that the world functions as a single living organism he called “Gaia,” this is the revenge of Gaia 1. NOTES 1 Lovelock, J.

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Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

Green Blog

Top UK climate scientist Dr James Lovelock FRS has estimated that 1 billion people or fewer will survive this century due to insufficiently addressed, man-made climate change. Photo credit: andriux-uk.

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Putting the Future Back in the Room

The Green Changemakers

Some older environmentalists (most prominently, James Lovelock ) have suggested that the fact that no future now awaits us in which our planet is not greatly depleted means the game's over.

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Life's Simple Truth

The Green Changemakers

2009 Chuck Burr LLC Notes: James Lovelock The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth Starhawk The Earth Path , p 44. by Chuck Burr at www.culturequake.org What is the meaning of life? Where do we go when we die? What is god? Important and unimportant questions for all of us. Here are some of my guesses to these and other life centering questions. Humanity’s Purpose We are literally here to balance the life process of plants.

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The concept of “Living Well” - a Bolivian viewpoint

The Green Changemakers

We should live in a simple way for others to be able to live as well. Mahatma Gandhi He who is richer is not who has more, but who needs less. Zapotec saying, Oaxaca, Mexico [link] We suffer the severe effects of climate change, of the energy, food and financial crises. This is not the product of human beings in general, but of the existing inhuman capitalist system, with its unlimited industrial development.

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