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Member School Event: Michael Mann speaking at Shippensburg

  • 02 Apr 2014
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Shippensburg Campus - Ceddia Union Bld Room: 100 - Multi-Purpose Room

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars
Michael Mann
Shippensburg University

Michael Mann discusses his experiences in the center of the climate change debate. He will briefly present the basic evidence for human-caused climate change, and then talk about the attacks on the science and the scientists, drawing upon his own experience as a reluctant and accidental figure in the climate change debate. Dr. Mann’s talk is appropriate for a lay audience.

Dr. Mann received his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Applied Math from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. degree in Physics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics from Yale University. His research involves the use of theoretical models and observational data to better understand Earth's climate system.

Dr. 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 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.

Dr. 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.

Book signing following lecture 
Contact: Dr. Tim Maret, 477-1401

Location Information:
Main Campus - Ceddia Union Bld
Room: 100 - Multi-Purpose Room
Contact Information:
Name: Leslie Folmer Clinton

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