Clive Hamilton is a professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in Canberra. Previously, he founded the Australia Institute, a leading progressive think tank, and he was appointed by the Australian government to the Climate Change Authority in 2012. His books on climate change include “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change,” “Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering,” and “Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene.” Most recently, Hamilton is the author of “Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia,” which became an immediate best-seller.