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The Ingenious Tim Flannery Takes on Our Inevitable Climate Crisis in his New Book

Heating up to Planetary Destruction:  Tim Flannery Offers a Third Way Solution

Photo Courtesy of Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue

Certain people rise above the crowd.  They choose to use their extraordinary talent and intelligence to make a difference.  Scientist, Scholar and Activist Tim Flannery is one of those rare people. His latest book, “Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis,” is a brilliant examination of where we are with climate change and where we might be able to go. He offers a perspective that neither denies the potential of catastrophe nor abandons the reader to hopelessness.

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