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An idealistic twenty-something environmentalist.
A retired right-wing finance minister.
All their lives, they've happily ignored each other.
Until now.
Anna Rose, environmental crusader since the age of fourteen and co-founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is on a mission. This is the story of her biggest challenge yet: a whirlwind journey around the world with conservative powerbroker and arch climate sceptic Nick Minchin. From a remote Hawaiian volcano to a cosmic ray laboratory in Geneva, Anna rolls out the biggest names in science to try and change Nick’s mind.
It’s a journey to tell the story of what’s happening to our climate—not just to one man, but to a nation divided on the biggest issue of our times. Nick and Anna challenge each other’s views, provoking each other to confront closely held assumptions and question our responsibilities as citizens living in uncertain times.

Reviews

Her passion for the cause of climate change is infectious, if not exhausting.

Josh Rosner, Canberra Times

Part travel story, part scientific exploration, part tale of self-discovery, and part call to arms, the book aims to inform, entertain and ultimately to change the debate on climate change in Australia.

Gail Forrer, Noosa News

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780522862492

    February 1, 2013

    Melbourne University Press

    368 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780522861693

    May 1, 2012

    Melbourne University Press

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook

    9780522861709

    May 1, 2012

    Melbourne University Press Digital

    368 pages

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