Tim Flannery: we have to stop our emissions

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04 Oct 2007 |
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Tim Flannery, one of Australia's top scientists and author of The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change talks to Andi Hazelwood of Global Public Media about his suggested mitigations for climate change on the heels of the alarming new report from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Flannery also discusses Australia's drought and food crises, relocalization and Bjorn Lomborg's skeptical new book on global warming.

Dr. Tim Flannery is an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist and one of Australia's most respected thinkers and writers. Named the 2007 Australian of the Year for his work on climate change, Dr. Flannery is author of many books including The Weather Makers, Future Eaters and The Eternal Frontier. Formerly professor of Australian studies at Harvard University and director of the South Australian Museum, Dr. Flannery is currently a director of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, the National Geographic Society's representative in Australasia and a professor at Macquarie University in Sydney.

Resources:

The CSIRO's Climate change in Australia: technical report 2007

Collected stories on the CSIRO report, including Flannery's opinion piece, at EnergyBulletin.net.

Flannery's The Weather Makers


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