This book makes climate change actually seem interesting Not just important it s obviously important but interesting As a result I bought lots of other books about climate change, something I now regret David Mitchell Ben Miller has made a successful career out of concealing his intellect, but in this book he fails to obscure his scientific credentials beautifully It s a fun and insightful ride through the whole of science it s almost as if he d finished his PhD Professor Brian CoxBen Miller is, like you, a mutant ape living through an Ice Age on a ball of molten iron, orbiting a supermassive black hole He is also an actor, comedian and approximately one half of Armstrong Miller He s presented a BBC Horizon documentary on temperature and a Radioseries about the history of particle physics, and has a regular science column in The Times He is slowly coming to terms with the idea that he may never be an astronaut