Clive Hamilton, PhD is is Vice-Chancellor’s Chair and Professor of Public Ethics at the Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University in Australia. He was the Founder and for 14 years the Executive Director of The Australia Institute, Australia’s leading progressive think tank, which is a joint center of Charles Sturt University and the University of Melbourne. Dr. Hamilton has held a number of visiting academic positions, including the University of Cambridge, Yale University and the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and in June 2009 was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to public debate and public policy. In 2012 he was appointed by the Federal Government to the Climate Change Authority. Clive Hamilton is the author of a number of best-selling books, the most recent of which is Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering (2013).