Tim Flannery is a palaeontologist, explorer and conservationist.
He is a leading writer on climate change and the 2007 Australian of the Year.
His books include the award-winning international bestseller The Weather Makers, The Future Eaters, Here on Earth and Atmosphere of Hope.
Tim Flannery is currently chief councillor of the Climate Council.
His latest book is Europe: A Natural History.
Tim Flannery will be appearing in Hippos In the Thames on Sunday at The Carrington.