Now or Never
Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
Publication Date: October 2009
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The bestselling author of The Weather Makers returns to the subject of climate change with a thought-provoking and powerful argument for immediate global action and a wide range of innovative, deeply pragmatic ideas to help solve the crisis.
Tim Flannery is one of the most celebrated scientists of our time. He is the bestselling author or coauthor of several books, including The Weather Makers, The Eternal Frontier, and Chasing Kangaroos, and a professor at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is chairman of the Copenhagen Climate Council and a judge for Richard Branson's Virgin Earth Challenge, and he was named Australian of the Year in 2007. Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred titles to his credit. He has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The War That Killed Achilles by Caroline Alexander and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. As a professional actor, Michael has performed regularly since 1998 with the Peterborough Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is currently a professor of theater at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he lives with his wife, Jane, and two daughters, Camilla and Chloe (when they are not away at college). He has a particular interest in Shakespeare and Eastern European theater and travels frequently to Hungary and Romania.
"A valuable contribution to global warming literature.... Flannery's compelling arguments and accessible language will move the passive bystander, persuade the skeptic and rouse the activist." ---Publishers Weekly