Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat : Dispatches from the Climate Frontiers

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In Feeling the Heat, journalist Jo Chandler sets out on a quest that takes her across the Antarctic ice, under the seas and through the tropical rainforests of far north Queensland. Her mission is to explore one of the defining mysteries of our age - climate change. The story Chandler tells is an epic adventure complete with heroes and villains. It's a love story for those with an affection for nature. A reality show like no other. It's also a story of science in its most glorious, pure form. Chandler takes us into wild landscapes in the company of scientists trying to decode climate information that will be critical to the decisions we make for the future of the planet.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 20mm | 421.84g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 052285771X
  • 9780522857719
  • 778,191

About Jo Chandler

Jo Chandler is a senior writer with the Age. In 2005, after more than a decade in editing roles, she went back on the road as a reporter, and since then has files news and features from assignments across sub-Saharan Africa, Papua New Guinea, rural and remote Australia, Antarctica and Afghanistan. In 2009 she won a Walkley Award for analysis and commentary.show more

Review quote

"With wit and great humanity, Jo Chandler brings the sceptical intelligence of the investigative journalist to tell us what's happening with climate change and why we are so conflicted about this issue. Everyone who cares about the future should read this book." --Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize-winnershow more

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