Timothy Fridtjof Flannery is an Australian mammalogist, paleontologist, environmentalist, conservationist, explorer, public scientist, writer, and author of the book, Here on Earth.
Meteorologists at the UN say the last four years were globally the hottest on record. Sean Ley talks to one of Australia's most eminent scientists who argues that current warming is 'unparalleled' in 2,000 years. Climate change, he says is happening 30 times faster than the melting of the ice at the last Ice Age. Is the political will to save the planet melting too? (Photo: Prof Tim Flannery in the Hardtalk studio)
The author of Here on Earth talks about his latest book, about the human superorganism and the Gaia system, about game theory, the tipping point, and lots more.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 28th, 1956
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
36 minutes, 32 seconds