For half a century, statisticians, pundits and politicians have warned that population growth is spiraling out of control, threatening to overwhelm the earth's resources. They are wrong. Empty Planet shows why exactly the opposite will soon be upon us.
Gaia, in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational and controversial idea that the Earth functions as a single organism, with life influencing planetary processes to form a self-regulating system aiding its own survival, is now a classic work that continues to provoke heated scientific debate.
The Sunday Times BestsellerLonglisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2017`The John Maynard Keynes of the 21st century.' George Monbiot, Guardian`This is sharp, significant scholarship .