Tim Flannery believes that human activity is drastically altering the earth's climate. He also believes that before too long these changes will have devastating effects on the planet and wants to mobilize the social and political will to address this problem before it’s too late.
As found and councilor of the Climate Council, Flannery work to provide independent information on climate change science.
Flannery received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at La Trobe University and a Master of Science degree in Earth Science at Monash University in 1981. In 1984, Flannery earned a doctorate at the University of New South Wales in Palaeontology for his work on the evolution of kangaroos.