In Memoriam: James Lovelock (1919-2022)

[ad_1] Jim Lovelock (never ‘James’) is remembered as the father of the Gaia hypoth-esis: the idea that Earth is a self-regulating living organism. Few accepted his argument that this should be elevated to the status of a theory, even though it generated predictions...

Last Month Was among the Hottest Julys Ever Recorded

[ad_1] CLIMATEWIRE | Last month ranked among the planet’s top three hottest Julys on record. The extreme temperatures came as deadly heat waves swept across Europe, killing up to 2,000 people in Portugal and Spain, and exacerbated drought-fueled wildfires in the...