Tim Flannery is a paleontologist, explorer and conservationist, a leading writer on climate change, and the 2007 Australian of the Year. His books include the award-winning international bestseller The Weather Makers, Here on Earth, Europe, Atmosphere of Hope and Sunlight and Seaweed. He is currently chief councillor of the Climate Council.
'It would be hard to imagine a better or more important book.' * Bill Bryson on The Weather Makers * 'No one tells it better than Tim Flannery.' * David Suzuki * 'This man is a national treasure, and we should heed his every word.' * Sunday Telegraph * '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 *