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Andrew Glikson

Andrew Glikson is an Earth scientist at the Australian National University.

Andrew Glikson reviews 'Requiem for a Species: Why we resist the truth about climate change' by Clive Hamilton

May 2010, no. 321 01 May 2010
Clive Hamilton’s meticulously researched book Requiem for a Species is to climate change what Jonathan Schell’s book The Fate of the Earth (1982) was to the nuclear menace: an advance eulogy for the human race, not for the faint-hearted. Hamilton’s predicament is captured in the opening statement: ‘sometimes facing up to the truth is just too hard.’ Yet there is a solution, the author st ... (read more)