Clive Hamilton is Vice-Chancellor’s Chair and professor of public ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University, Canberra. His books include Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate EngineeringAffluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough and Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change. He lives in Canberra, Australia.

Weird Science

Politicians reluctant to cut emissions are tempted by an easy fix, but Clive Hamilton, author of the new book Earthmaster, says what we actually need is not less politics in the geoengineering debate—but more.