ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tim Flannery is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Future Eaters, Throwim Way LegThe Weather MakersNow or Never and Here on Earth. In 2007, he was the Australian of the Year. He is currently Chief Commissioner of Australia’s Climate Commission.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

With scientific gravitas, complemented by the skillful use of layman's language, Tim Flannery paints a serious picture of the planet's fututre, even if, as he says, he overwhelms us with the scale and the number of challenges facing humanity.

Richard Branson

Flannery's description of the future of the planet if we don't act with extraordinary speed and commitment is as accurate as it is chilling.

Geoff Russell

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