Tim Flannery is a palaentologist, 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, Atmosphere of Hope and Europe: The First 100 Million Years.
'An exciting book, full of wonder, affection and hope.' * Sunday Times on Europe * 'A masterclass in science writing.' * New Zealand Listener on Europe * '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 on The Climate Cure * 'Flannery combines scientific understanding with political nous...his prose is crystal clear about the nature and extent of both catastrophe and cure...[He] offers hope over despair.' * Australian Book Review on The Climate Cure * 'While global environmental challenges are immense, he [Flannery] argues here, they are not insurmountable...Flannery has a great ability to distil complex subject matter into something you can wrap your head around.' * North & South on Sunlight and Seaweed * 'Written in easy-to-understand language and he sets out a positive path for this planet's future.' * Weekly Times on Sunlight and Seaweed * 'Herin lies the real strength of this book and the reason it should be read. [Flannery's] positive attitude brings a mature voice to the problem.' * Herald Sun on Here on Earth * 'Flannery is not merely a scientist, he is also an entertainer...He deploys fantastic imagery and eye-popping factoids with aplomb, while condensing great volumes of hard science into his text...He brings to the most arcane topics an infectious enthusiasm coupled with a real talent for narrative and explanation.' * Weekend Australian on Here on Earth *