An urgent and essential call to arms from one of Australia's most respected climate scientists, Tim Flannery. A compelling and solution-focused declaration of the action required to win the climate battle, and how change must start in our board rooms and parliaments.
Tim Flannery is a scientist, an explorer, a conservationist and a leading writer on climate change. He has held various academic positions including visiting Professor in Evolutionary and Organismic Biology at Harvard University, Director of the South Australian Museum, Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Museum, Professorial Fellow at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne, and Panasonic Professor of Environmental Sustainability, Macquarie University. His books include the award-winning international bestseller The Weather Makers, Here on Earth and Atmosphere of Hope. Flannery was the 2007 Australian of the Year. He is currently chief councillor of the Climate Council.
'Flannery is a writer who sneezes at political correctness and
charges into the densely land-mined territory of the biological
determinants of human behaviour.' * Washington Post *
'This man is a national treasure, and we should heed his every word.' * Sunday Telegraph *
'No one tells it better than Tim Flannery.' * David Suzuki *
'It would be hard to imagine a better or more important book.' * Bill Bryson on The Weather Makers *
'The real strength of [Flannery's] book is its emphasis on solutions.' * Age *