OverviewPaul Holper is an experienced science educator and communicator, former secondary school teacher and VCE exam panel member. During 25 years at CSIRO, he held a number of senior positions, including managing the Australian Climate Change Science Program, the nation’s largest such research activity. Prior to that he was Communication Manager for CSIRO Atmospheric Research. Paul now runs his own science and environment communication consulting business. He holds an honours degree in chemistry and qualifications in science communication and education. He has written 20 science books for children and for adults, including 14 with Simon Torok.Simon Torok has worked in science education and communication for 20 years, holding positions as editor of children’s science magazines and manager of climate change communication. He has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University. He has written and published more than 150 newspaper, magazine and scientific journal articles. With Paul Holper, he has co-authored 14 popular books on science and climate change, published by ABC Books and CSIRO Publishing.