2008 Apr 3: Tim Flannery in Toronto

Tim Flannery will be in Toronto and speaking at the Bloor Cinema next Thursday.

Tim Flannery and Bridget Stutchbury
The Weathermakers:
The History and Future Impact of Climate Change
Thursday, 2008 April 3, 7 pm
Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Followed by book signing ~ Books available for purchase
Tickets are $25

World renown explorer, conservationist and writer-scientist, Tim Flannery has written many bestselling books, including The Future Eaters, The Eternal Frontier and of course the #1 international bestseller The Weather Makers. Tim Flannery was director of the South Australia Museum and professor at Harvard and the University of Adelaide. He was voted Australian of the year in 2006 and is now professor at Maquarie Universty. His new book, An Explorer’s Notebook, Essays on Life, History and Climate, will publish in Canada Spring 2008.

Short-listed for the 2007 Governor General’s award for non-fiction, Silence of the Songbirds follows birds on their 10,000-kilometer journey from Canada to South America, and charts the threats. Tim Flannery claims, “this book is a must-read for anyone whose heart has thrilled to the song of a bird.”  Author Bridget Stutchbury completed her PhD at Yale , was a fellow and research associate at the Smithsonian and is now an Associate Professor of Biology at York University.

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