Climate change alarmist realizes he was wrong, but for the wrong reasons

James Lovelock is an interesting character. He has a medical degree and has successfully designed a number of scientific instruments, but he’s probably most famous for some of his big ideas, which range from specific geoengineering proposals to the Gaia concept, which proposes that the planet’s geology, biology, and atmosphere interact in a complex, self-regulating system.   

In recent years, his attention has turned to climate change and, unfortunately, he’s largely decided to skip brushing up on science before making grandiose predictions. After having suggested that the human population on Earth would be whittled down to a handful of survivors this century, he’s now backed away from these claims—and has gotten nearly as many things wrong in the process of doing so.

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