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Member School Event: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

  • 07 Nov 2013
  • 7:00 PM
  • Millersville University, Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

Michael Mann

The 29th annual Brossman-Frisbie Science Lecture will be presented by Dr. Michael Mann, distinguished professor of meteorology at Penn State University and director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center. Mann will present on the topic "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars." This event will be held at 7 p.m. at the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.

About the Speaker: A central figure in the controversy over human-caused climate change has been "The Hockey Stick," a simple, easy-to-understand graph constructed by Mann and colleagues to depict changes in Earth's temperature back to 1000 AD. Mann will tell the story behind the hockey stick and attempt to cut through the fog of disinformation that has been generated to deny the reality of climate change.

Ticket Information: This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required. Tickets may be reserved online, at, at the Student Memorial Center Ticket Office (Room 103), by calling the Ticket Office at 717-872-3811 or at the Ware Center Box Office (42 N. Prince St., Lancaster). Ticket Offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Winter Center ticket offices will be open one hour prior to show time. Tickets are also available at the door. 

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