Professor Tim Flannery
AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR 2007
An internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, Tim Flannery is an Australian paleontologist, environmentalist and global warming activist. He was the Chief Commissioner of the Climate Commission, a Federal Government body providing information on climate change to the Australian public.
FRIDAY 27th July 8:25
He appears frequently on the ABC and the BBC and has written many books, some of which have become documentaries: The Future Eaters, Wild Australasia, Islands in the Sky, Bushfire and How to Feed the World from Seaweed.
As a dedication to John Clarke, who worked hard to improve the plight of birds on Phillip Island, Flannery will speak about the current state of play in minimising climate change and reversing loss of habitat and bring us "The Good News For John's Birds."