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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Climate scientist Michael Mann
Come hear one of the world's leading climate scientists, Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology and Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University. Mann's talk about "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars," will give an insider's account of climate science, media, and politics.
Free with Museum admission ($6 Wednesday evening admission, no charge for Museum members).
Mann was a Lead Author on the Observed Climate Variability and Change chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Scientific Assessment Report in 2001 and was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003. He has received a number of honors and awards including NOAA's outstanding publication award in 2002 and selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union in 2012 and was awarded the National Conservation Achievement Award for science by the National Wildlife Federation in 2013. He made Bloomberg News' list of fifty most influential people in 2013. He is a Fellow of both the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society.
Mann is author of more than 160 peer-reviewed and edited publications, and has published two books including Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming in 2008 and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines in 2012. He is also a co-founder and avid contributor to the award-winning science website RealClimate.org.
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More information: http://www.meteo.psu.edu/holocene/public_html/Mann/index.php
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