Clive Hamilton (AM, FRSA) is Vice-Chancellor’s Chair and Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, in Canberra. He has been an academic visitor at the University of Oxford and Yale University. For 14 years until 2008 he was executive director of The Australia Institute. In 2012 he was appointed to the Climate Change Authority, the principal advisory body to the federal government on climate policy.
He is also a member of the Royal Society’s Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative. He is the author of the bestselling books Requiem for a Species, Affluenza and Growth Fetish, and is one of Australia’s leading thinkers.