The Vanishing Face of Gaia

The Vanishing Face of Gaia

A Final Warning

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2009
ISBN: 9780465015498
0465015492
Branch Call Number: 577.27 L944V 2009
Characteristics: ix, 278 p. : ill., charts ; 22 cm

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caseyuggen
Jun 04, 2017

National Geographic states that if the worlds population were gathered into one area and each person stood in a rounded up side-by-side bundle, it would literally cover the square area the size of Los Angeles. I earned my Science degree with emphasis on Environmental Issues and Planning from the University of MN in 1998, and I am still (STILL) looking for viable evidence that global warming is real...For thousands of years, the earth has been going through cycles of climate and this one looks no different than any others. The ACTUAL danger we now face is the nuclear energy that puts our environment at risk because corporations are too greedy to instill proper use and stewardship when doing business. The bottom line is greed, people, and big business is trying to cover their butts. And bad stewardship, negligence, and ignorance. This book is nothing more than propaganda, creating a problem out of nothing, using fear and manipulation for the masses. Use your own imagination what for...

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Leonardo7
Jul 24, 2010

In the midst of reading this very challenging book. Challenging, in that he has a profound love for our planet, (Gaia), yet mocks the "green movement" and the concept of "renewable" energy and is a strong supporter of nuclear energy. So far, he has failed to criticize the how humankind is so wasteful of energy resources. He is correct in his analysis that the earth cannot sustain a population of 7 billion. Perhaps if we were less wasteful we wouldn't need to resort to nuclear power.

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