Author Profile: James Lovelock
James Lovelock is the inventor of the microwave oven, the electron capture detector and the Gaia hypothesis. He is the author of Gaia, The Practical Science of Planetary Medicine (Gaia Books, £16.99). His autobiography Homage to Gaia is published by Oxford Press.
Issue 292 • September/October 2015 • Lines of Hope > Undercurrents
An introduction to Gaia Theory, first published in Resurgence 1988
MAKING PEACE WITH GAIA • James Lovelock
Through our intelligence and communication networks, human beings are the nervous system of the planet.
AT WAR WITH THE EARTH • James Lovelock
Issue 228 • January/February 2005 • Gaia and Global Change > Feature Articles
Urgent action is required to deal with the emergency of global warming.
WHAT IS GAIA? • James Lovelock
Gaia theory gives a new view of evolution.
AT THE SERVICE OF THE EARTH • James Lovelock
Gaia theory embraces intuitive science.
HOMAGE TO GAIA • James Lovelock
Issue 202 • September/October 2000 • Homage to Gaia > Feature Articles
Memoirs of an independent scientist.
TRAVELS WITH AN ELECTRON CAPTURE DETECTOR • James Lovelock
Issue 187 • March/April 1998 • Pilgrimage to Tibet > Feature Articles
Science can still be a vocation, not just a career. Something that can be done even at home.
A MODEST INHERITANCE • James Lovelock
Issue 181 • March/April 1997 • Land reform in Britain > Feature Articles
In the event of a world catastrophe, future generations will need a book of knowledge to guide them rebuilding civilization.