is Charles Sturt Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for
Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics in Canberra.
He has held visiting
positions at the University of Cambridge and Yale University
and will present the lecture series as a visiting academic at Oxford
University’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in 2012.
He is the author of a number of influential books, including 'Growth
Fetish' (2004) and 'Requiem for a Species: Why we resist
the truth about climate change' (2010). He is now writing a book on
climate engineering to be published by Yale University Press in early