Dr David Shearman is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Adelaide University and has previously held positions at Edinburgh and Yale Universities and hospitals.
He is the author of several books relating to climate change, its scientific basis, consequences and its democratic solutions and has served on the IPCC for two reports.
David has been president of the Conservation Council of South Australia. With the late Professor Tony McMichael, he founded Doctors for the Environment Australia in 2001 and was the Hon Secretary 2001- 2018.
He is author and co-author of several hundred scientific and medical papers and writes frequently for the media.