John Scales Avery

To Save Our Future Climate, We Need to Act Today

Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is over the horizon.   Here is a recent statement by Jakob von Uexküll, founder of the World Future Council:
Today we are heading for unprecedented dangers and conflicts, up to and ... Read the full article
John Scales Avery

John Scales Avery is a theoretical chemist at the University of Copenhagen. He is noted for his books and research publications in quantum chemistry, thermodynamics, evolution, and history of science. His 2003 book Information Theory and Evolution set forth the view that the phenomenon of life, including its origin, evolution, as well as human cultural evolution, has its background situated in the fields of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and information theory. Since 1990, he has been the Chairman of the Danish National Group of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. Between 2004 and 2015 he also served as Chairman of the Danish Peace Academy. He founded the Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes and was for many years its Managing Editor. He also served as Technical Adviser to the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe (1988-1997).

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