Tim Flannery speaks in Edinburgh
4 April, 2012, 6pm, The Royal Society of Edinburgh - FREE event
Speaker: Mr Tim Flannery, mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist and global warming activist.
Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers. As a scientist, explorer and conservationist his achievements are many. Amongst them are the discovery of over thirty new species of mammal, being honoured Australian of the Year in 2007, co-founding and chairing the Copenhagen Climate Council, and selling over a million copies of his book The Weather Makers, one of the most influential texts in our understanding of global warming.
This event is part of the Oxygen series run by the Royal Commonwealth Society in partnership with Creative Scotland's Creative Futures programme.