Carbon Cutters

Mar 13, 2013

The Power Index: carbon cutters, Tim Flannery at #6

Plain-spoken and sometimes optimistic, Tim Flannery is trying to teach Australia about climate change -- and its solutions. For all his accolades, though, some scientists don't want him in their club, writes Crikey intern Michelle Slater.

Few Australians are as associated with the carbon-cutting movement as Tim Flannery. Head of the federal government’s new Climate Commission and a media stalwart,¬†Flannery uses the popular media to engage the Australian public, making his ideas relatively accessible to the average person.

Australian Conservation Foundation CEO Don Henry told The Power Index: “He is able to explain the science beyond the scientific community.”

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2 thoughts on “The Power Index: carbon cutters, Tim Flannery at #6

  1. AR

    Re the IPA’s critique of Flannery, wiuth enemies like them, there’ll be friends aplenty.

  2. Wilson Dean

    How about those dams you said would never fill again Tim???
    How about that rising ocean you said would rise by 300 mm by 2020????
    You know as much about climate change as Julia Gillard knows about parenting…. Bugger all

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