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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 (EESI). He is also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC)

Mann is the author of several books including his most recent work, The Madhouse Effect, which features cartoons by Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Tom Toles. Through satire, “The Madhouse Effect” portrays the intellectual pretzels into which denialists must twist logic to explain away the clear evidence that man-made activity has changed our climate. To learn more about the book, click here

Upcoming Events

The Madhouse Effect Lecture and Book Singing

Thu April 13, 4:00 pm

Dr. Mann will be lecturing and signing his new book at the Foxdale Village Retirement Community on April 13th.

Recent Interviews

Dr. Mann's interview for Deutschlandfunk (via Google translate)

Dr. Mann's interview with Philip Adams of ABC News on Trump's climate politics.

Dr. Mann's interview with Richard Glover of ABC Sydney. 

Dr. Mann's interview with Pul Basken of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Listen to Dr. Mann's interview on The Madhouse Effect, Trump, and Australian climate policy with Geraldine Doogue of ABC NewsRadio.

Dr. Mann's interview with Steve Curwood on this week's PRI's Living on Earth via PRL Public Radio International.

Dr. Mann's interview with NPR/WBEZ Worldview.

Dr. Mann's Podcast with America Adapts on the affects that the Trump administration can have on climate change. 

Check out Dr. Mann's interview iwth Claudia Shambaugh about The Madhouse Effect, the legacy of Ralph Cicerone, and more. 

Recent Tweets

News & Updates

Peter Gwynne, Physics World's North America correspondent, discusses US researchers alarm over the Trump administrations decisions over climate change.

Letter to the editor by Kenneth F. Styer's in The Greenville News asking for an open debate about climate change politics. 

Dr. Mann is joining Mark J. Green, Lawrence Tribe, Laura Tyson, David Cay Johnston, Robert Reich and the rest of the august team at #ShadowingTrump

Emily Atkin, writer for the New Republic, explains how trumps budget will eliminate funding for science research projects. 

Marlene Cimons of ThinkProgress reveals that a new study spells out the threat of sea-level rise in costal communities. 

Greg Laden's blog discusses Mark Steyn's role in climate politics. 

Charlie Wood, staff writer for The Christian Science Monitor discusses the ever-rising CO2 concentrations that have scientists searching

Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post explain how Senator James Inhofe's continual rage against the scientific consensu

Kevin Cowtan and Zeke Hausfather of Scientific American explain how trolling scientists emails is useless in evaluating whether research

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