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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

James Lovelock Retreats on AGW Theory

Timothy Birdnow

The Global Warming Policy Foundation forwards this MSNBC article in which James Lovelock, father of the Gaia hypothesis and the Greenest of the Gang Green, has done an about-face, admitting he was wrong.

This is rather like the Pope saying Christ is a myth! An astonishing development!

Here it is:

Ian Johnston,

James Lovelock, the maverick scientist who became a guru to the environmental movement with his “Gaia” theory of the Earth as a single organism, has admitted to being “alarmist” about climate change and says other environmental commentators, such as Al Gore, were too.

British environmental guru James Lovelock, seen on March 17, 2009 in Paris, admits he was "alarmist" about climate change in the past.

Lovelock, 92, is writing a new book in which he will say climate change is still happening, but not as quickly as he once feared.

He previously painted some of the direst visions of the effects of climate change. In 2006, in an article in the U.K.’s Independent newspaper, he wrote that “before this century is over billions of us will die and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable.”

However, the professor admitted in a telephone interview with that he now thinks he had been “extrapolating too far."

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I had predicted that the scientific community would begin walking this thing back, and I have been proven spectacullarly right!

Read the whole astonishing thing!

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