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Saturday 1 March 2008

Global warming has passed the tipping point, and catastrophe is unstoppable says James Lovelock

Climate science maverick James Lovelock believes catastrophe is inevitable.

‘His latest book, The Revenge of Gaia, predicts that by 2020 extreme weather will be the norm, causing global devastation; that by 2040 much of Europe will be Saharan; and parts of London will be underwater. ‘

‘Lovelock believes global warming is now irreversible, and that nothing can prevent large parts of the planet becoming too hot to inhabit, or sinking underwater, resulting in mass migration, famine and epidemics. Britain is going to become a lifeboat for refugees from mainland Europe, so instead of wasting our time on wind turbines we need to start planning how to survive. ‘

Read more at The Guardian


Filed under: Environment,Politics — GS @ 1:12 am

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