January 18th, 2006 | researchmaterial
In an extraordinarily pessimistic new assessment published in Monday’s Independent, Lovelock suggests efforts to counter global warming cannot succeed, and that, in effect, it is already too late. Lovelock now believes Earth and human society face nearly complete disaster, and sooner than nearly anybody realizes.
He writes, “Before this century is over, billions of us will die, and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic, where the climate remains tolerable.”
(and here’s Lovelock’s article.)