EES Seminar Series - Dr. Michael Mann - "Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events"

Friday September 24, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
In-person Chemistry Laboratories, Cret Wing
Lynch Lecture Hall, Room 136
231 South 34th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104
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Penn Earth and Environmental Science will be hosting Dr. Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State University and Director of the Earth System Science Center to give a seminar talk titled "Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events."


Dr. Michael Mann

Dr. Michael E. Mann

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Michael E. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, with joint appointments in the Department of Geosciences and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute. He has received many 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. Additionally, he contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. More recently, he received the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2018 and the Climate Communication Prize from the American Geophysical Union in 2018. In 2019 he received the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. In 2020 he was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of numerous books, including Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, and The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Threatening our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania.