The father of the Gaia theory turns 100 years old

James Lovelock turned 100 years old and his theory is more relevant than ever. Dag Hessen explains its relevance for the current climate crises.

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The Gaia theory sees the earth as a self-regulating planet, which is governed by positive and negative feedback loops. This holistic view is crucial when we are dealing with the current climate crisis. It helps us to understand how feedback mechanisms can stabilize the climate, but also reinforce processes like the ongoing temperature rise. If you want to know more you can read the full article at Morgenbladet (in Norwegian).

Published July 29, 2019 10:14 AM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2019 10:42 AM