The Weather Makers tells the dramatic story of the earth's climate, of how it has changed, how we have come to understand it, and of what that means for the future. Tim Flannery's gripping narrative takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the past and around the globe, bringing us closer to the science than ever before. Along the way he explodes the many illusions that have grown up around this subject.
Tim Flannery is an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, described by Sir David Attenborough as being 'in the league of the all-time great explorers like Dr David Livingstone'. His books include The Future Eaters, The Eternal Frontier, Throwim Way Leg, A Gap in Nature, and Country.
`It would be hard to imagine a better or more important book' Bill Bryson
`This is a magnificent book; exciting, poetic, passionate' Redmond O'Hanlon
`If you are not already addicted to Tim Flannery's writing, discover him now: this is his best book yet' Jared Diamond