An Evening with Tim Flannery at Castlemaine Town Hall #TimFlannery, 26 September 2015
Tim Flannery’s Talk
Australia is ideally positioned to transition towards a decarbonised economy, aided by the growth of Australia’s renewable energy sector. Chief Climate Councillor and former Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery, will provide an update on the latest climate science, as well as outlining the current impacts of climate change in Australia. He will also discuss how Australia can act now to prepare itself for a clean energy future, in light of the remarkable growth of renewables in Australia.
Tim Flannery will answer questions after his talk.
About Tim Flannery
Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading writers on renewable energy and climate change, is an internationally-acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist. He has held various academic positions including Professor at the University of Adelaide, director of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide, Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Museum and Visiting Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology.
Tim Flannery has published over thirty books including the award-winning The Future Eaters, The Weather Makers and Here on Earth. In 2005 he was named Australian Humanist of the Year, and in 2007 Australian of the Year. In 2007 he co-founded and was appointed Chair of the Copenhagen Climate Council. In 2011 he became Australia’s Chief Climate Commissioner, and in 2013 he founded and headed up the Australian Climate Council. His latest book is ‘Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis’.