I recommend everybody who cares to read this book.
It's unfortunate, because much of what he talks about is correct, and I agree with it, but there's an underlying tone that just rubbed me the wrong way.
A planetary boundary is basically a natural limit, which if exceeded for a long time eventually will lead to global disaster.
Well researched and well referenced. Mark Lynas's 'The God Species' follows his other offerings very nicely. Read morePublished 5 months ago by raggedbandman
I almost made the mistake of buying this book – it IS published by National Geographic. Fortunately, the overblown title prompted me to give it a test drive through our local... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Annielaurie Burke
altho i haven't read this book, i've studied mechanical engineering and economics in academia.
we are fossil fuel addicts because fossil fuels are very powerful. Read more
A must read for every human on the planet - regardless of ANY religious affiliation, ethnicity, age, station, education level, language etc. Read morePublished 13 months ago by D. K. Huenergardt
It's hard to categorize Lynas because his views cross many political and environmental boundaries. This book should make anyone think and it's nice to read something by an... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Book Fanatic
Environmentalism is both an emotional and politically driven subject and so it is hard to find a book that appeases everyone. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael P. Lefand
This book is really good and really made me think. He pretty much bases the whole thing off of an idea that scientists came up with called the planetary boundaries, in which there... Read morePublished 19 months ago by CJ Cobb
I just finished Mark Lynas's "The God Species: How the Planet can Survive in the Age of Humans." I read his Six Degrees late last year and recommended it highly. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Brenda
Another reviewer titled his review "A book no one will like" - and that's probably pretty accurate. There is something in this book to alienate nearly everyone. Read morePublished 20 months ago by MagicSkip