Whether it is the growth of world population, of greenhouse gas concentrations and the accelerating rate of climate change, or the running down of oil and natural gas reserves - we are facing a mounting global crisis that may peak around the year 2030. This book explains what is going on - below the surface of our daily or weekly news bulletins.
Colin Mason was a senator in the Australian Federal Parliament for nine years and served on the Senate Standing Committee for Science and Environment. A well-known former foreign correspondent and broadcaster, he was also a SEATO adviser to the Thai government. Mason is the author of 12 books, including A Short History of Asia and the international best-seller Hostage.