Taking us on an extraordinary journey into the past and around the globe, from Coral reefs to the North Pole, deserts to rainforests, Tim Flannery tells the story of the earth's climate, and how we have changed it.
Tim Flannery (b. 1956) is one of Australia's leading writers on climate change. An internationally acclaimed palaeontologist and conservationist, Flannery has discovered more than thirty mammal species during the span of his career.
Penguin Book's 'Green Ideas' series brings together twenty classics of the environmental movement. Together, these books show the richness of environmental thought and point the way to a fairer, saner, greener world.