Lovelock says it is time to eat, drink and be merry because there is nothing we can do to save the planet.
He's 90. He's had his day. We get that.
But I have a 24-year-old daughter.
Maybe there is much that cannot be saved.
But we do not need to go down the path of extinguishing all life on this planet, including the human species.
That's just crazy.
We have to do what we can to save something. We don't need to turn this place into a hell hole of toxic fumes.
Civilization and most human knowledge may be lost, but to turn the entire planet into a wasteland where nothing lives is, well, a sin, in my opinion.
OK, so below is some of what he had to say and a link to the rest on the BBC.
The man who achieved global fame for his theory that the whole earth is a single organism now believes that we can only hope that the earth will take care of itself in the face of completely unpredictable climate change.
Interviewed by Today presenter John Humphrys, videos of which you can see below, he said that while the earth's future was utterly uncertain, mankind was not aware it had "pulled the trigger" on global warming as it built its civilizations.