Interview with Professor Barry Brook

Listen to leading environmental scientist Professor Barry Brook answer some pressing questions posed by researchers at his recent visit to the Institute for Applied Ecology.

Professor Barry Brook is a leading environmental scientist at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, where he holds the Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change. He has published three books, 250 refereed scientific papers, and regularly writes popular articles for the media. His awards include the 2006 Australian Academy of Science Fenner Medal and the 2010 Community Science Educator of the Year. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of extinction, analysis of energy systems for carbon mitigation, and simulation models of the synergies of human impacts on the biosphere.