About James Lovelock
Climate scientist who originated the Gaia hypothesis, which posits that the biosphere is a self-regulating entity that controls the chemical and physical environment around it. His work helped inspire the modern-day environmentalist movement.
He did not have enough to attend college out of high school, and instead went to work as a photographer.
A detector he created showed human-made pollutants in the atmosphere, inspiring Rachel Carson’s famous book, Silent Spring.
Family of James Lovelock
He was born to a working class family, which believed strongly in education.
Close associates of James Lovelock
In his later years he said that he and many other global climate change activists, like Al Gore, were too alarmist.