Kerryn Higgs, an Australian writer and historian, is currently a University Associate at the University of Tasmania and an Associate Fellow of the Club of Rome. Higgs has been an activist and researcher on issues of environment, social justice, and social-ecological limits for several decades. She has also published a novel and numerous articles on environment and politics. Her latest book is Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet. She has taught history at Melbourne University, and creative writing, gender studies, and environmental studies at the University of New South Wales. She holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Tasmania.