Professor Tim Flannery

The Future of Cities

Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers on sustainability and the environment. A scientist, explorer and conservationist he has undertaken over 20 expeditions to remote regions and written over 30 books. He was described by Sir David Attenborough as one of the great explorers, and as a scientist who’s discovered more new species than Charles Darwin. His landmark works The Future Eaters and The Weather Makers have changed the way we think about the environmental challenges facing the world. Named Australian of the Year in 2007, he works with governments and businesses globally on climate change action. In 2011 he became Australia’s Chief Climate Commissioner, and in 2013 he founded and heads the Australian Climate Council.

Join the conversation with Professor Tim Flannery on Tuesday 18 May 9:15am AEST – register here.