James Lovelock, who has been hailed as 'the man who conceived the
first wholly new way of looking at life on earth since Charles
Darwin' (Independent), continues in his 95th year to be the
great scientific visionary of our age.
Elected to the Royal Society in 1974, James Lovelock is the originator of Gaia Theory. His many books include Gaia- A New Look at Life on Earth (1979), The Revenge of Gaia (2006), and The Vanishing Face of Gaia (2009). In 2003 he was made a Royal Companion of Honour, in 2005 Prospect placed him among the world's top 100 public intellectuals, and in 2006 he received the Wollaston Medal.