Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Stroud Water Research Center Honors Dr. Michael E. Mann, Climate Scientist & Author, At The Water's Edge Gala On Nov. 3

Stroud Water Research Center announced Dr. Michael E. Mann, climate change scientist, author and Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, and Director of the Earth System Science Center, is the 2022 recipient of the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence.

Dr. Mann will be honored at The Water's Edge Gala on November 3 at the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science in Wilmington.

Click Here for tickets and more information on this special event.

Speaking Truth and Science About Climate Change

Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., has spent his career investigating climate change, communicating about its reality, and highlighting the politics that seek to undermine action against it.

Mann’s research on climate variability and extremes has been at the forefront of climate change science. 

In 1999, he and his colleagues examined 1,000 years of temperature changes that produced the hockey stick graph, so named because of its pronounced upward curve. 

The data, which combined decades of work by paleoclimate scientists, and its stunning visual presentation served as a smoking gun in the case proving human-induced climate change.

Writing about this work, Mann has said, “Although scientific revolutions in how we see the world do occur, the bulk of our scientific understanding comes from the cumulative impact of numerous incremental studies that together paint an increasingly coherent picture of how nature works.”

To share his knowledge and warn the public about climate change, he has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications, numerous op-eds and commentaries, and five books. 

His most recent work, The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet, examines the thirty-year campaign launched by fossil fuel companies to delay action on climate change and offers a battle plan for how to save the planet.

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The Chester County-based Stroud Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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[Posted: September 27, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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