If you want to be thoroughly depressed, read this. James Lovelock writes about the revenge of gaia. We're all going to die and in a very bad way. Life for my children will short, nasty and brutal. I weep for them.
I had pretty much come to the same conclusion that things will get very very bad after taking a serious look at what we're doing to our planet and that this change is inevitable and unstoppable, but it's disheartening to see somebody much smarter than I reinforcing that view. sigh.
Independentreview of James Lovelock's book Revenge of Gaia. Revenge of Gaia is published by Penguin UK. The book The Revenge of Gaia is available from Amazon UK.