Tim Flannery

TIM FLANNERY has written many award-winning books, including The Weather Makers, which reached #1 in Canada, An Explorer' s Notebook, Now or Never and Here on Earth. He is the National Geographic Society' s Australasian representative and a director of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. In January 2007, he was named Australian of the Year and in 2011, he became Australia' s first climate commissioner. Visit him online at theweathermakers.org.