Shows featuring Tim Flannery

  • Amidst Uncertainty on US Role in Upcoming Climate Talks, 350.org Holds International Climate Action Day in 170 Nations 350-web
    Seven weeks before the UN Copenhagen Climate Conference, the group 350.org is organizing an International Climate Action Day. More than 4,500 events are scheduled to take place in 170 nations. We speak to two of the major thinkers and writers tackling climate change: the writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben, co-founder and...
    October 23, 2009 | Story
  • Leading Australian Scientist Tim Flannery on Global Warming and the Worsening Dangers of Climate Change Denial Flanneryweb
    We spend the hour with one of the world’s leading scientists studying climate change, Tim Flannery. An Australian mammologist, palaeontologist and field zoologist, he has discovered and named more than 30 new species of mammals. He has been described as being in the league of all-time great explorers such as David Livingstone. Flannery might be best known as the author of the bestselling...
    October 25, 2007 | Story
  • Fearing Mass Protests, World Bank and IMF Shorten Upcoming Meetings
    World Bank and IMF officials cited fear of violent protest in deciding to shorten the upcoming Washington, DC gathering from one week to two days. Activists describe the decision as a partial victory, but note that the meetings will still take place behind closed doors and pursue the same policies on loans and aid to impoverished countries. The Washington Metropolitan Police has requested of millions...
    August 14, 2001 | Story