Feeling the heat? Got questions to ask about climate change? You’re not alone. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Tim Flannery have investigated this vexing subject as thoroughly as anyone. They join Nick Rowley for an enlightening discussion that answers many of your questions and poses a few more. From melting ice caps to the effect of rising sea levels on our coastlines, our response to these problems will matter – and sooner than we thought, it seems.
Supported by Bupa Health Foundation.
Tim Flannery (Australian)
Tim Flannery is a palaeontologist, explorer and conservationist. He is a leading writer on climate change and the 2007 Australian of the Year. His books include the award-winning international bestseller The Weather Makers, The Future Eaters, Here on Earth and Atmosphere of Hope. He is currently chief councillor of the Climate Council. His latest book is Europe: A Natural History.
Karl Kruszelnicki (Australian)
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney. He is a qualified medical doctor, engineer, physicist and mathematician, and has been named one of Australia's National Living Treasures. Dr Karl brings science to the airwaves every Thursday on the popular Science segment on the triple j Mornings show. He is gaining even more popularity with his newest podcast Shirtloads of Science and was the host of the Discovery Channel's ten-part TV series Dr Karl's Outrageous Acts of Science. His most recent release is Vital Science!