He doesn’t use a crystal ball or study the alignments of stars and planets, but James Lovelock has a pretty good record of predicting future trends and events.


Some of the things he says in THIS INTERVIEW with Decca Aitkenhead of The Guardian are more than a little sobering:



In 1965 executives at Shell wanted to know what the world would look like in the year 2000. They consulted a range of experts, who speculated about fusion-powered hovercrafts and “all sorts of fanciful technological stuff”. When the oil company asked the scientist James Lovelock, he predicted that the main problem

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He doesn’t use a crystal ball or study the alignments of stars and planets, but James Lovelock has a pretty good record of predicting future trends and events.

Some of the things he says in THIS INTERVIEW with Decca Aitkenhead of The Guardian are more than a little sobering:

In 1965 executives at Shell wanted to know what the world would look like in the year 2000. They consulted a range of experts, who speculated about fusion-powered hovercrafts and “all sorts of fanciful technological stuff”. When the oil company asked the scientist James Lovelock, he predicted that the main problem

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Read more