Gaia Hypothesis Implausible And Inconsistent With Modern Evidence

09/07/2013 08:27

8 July, 2013 - A new book presents the first detailed and comprehensive analysis of the famous Gaia Hypothesis, and finds it to be inconsistent with modern evidence.

In the 1970s James Lovelock’s Gaia Hypothesis proposed that life has played a critical role in shaping the planetary environment and climate for around three billion years. Life has not been merely a passive pas¬senger on a fortuitously habitable Earth, Lovelock claimed, but rather has shaped the environment and helped to keep it stable and comfortable for life. [Read more]