THE MADHOUSE EFFECT

Expected publish date: September 2016!

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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 the soon-to-be-published 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

Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Thu September 29, 6:30 pm

New York | NY

Penn State Great Valley Lecture and Book Signing

Wed September 28, 7:00 pm

Malvern | PA

The Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquia

Wed September 21, 6:30 pm

St. Mary's College of Maryland | St. Mary's City, MD

The Madhouse Effect Book Talk

Thu September 15, 7:00 pm

Charlottesville | VA

American Climate Leadership Summit

Wed September 14, 9:00 am

The Milken Institute School of Public Health | Washington DC

Hofstra University Lecture and Book signing

Mon September 12, 10:15 am

Hempstead | NY

Recent Interviews

Thom Hartmann interview dr. Michael Mann about his upcoming book.

Dr. Michael Mann's interview with Thom Hartmann about climate change adn recent extreme weather events. Video starts at 30:00.

Mann says his forthcoming book tour will likely include some Midwest stops.

Extreme weather is sweeping across the United States, from scorching heat in the Southwest to uncontrollable wildfires in California, to

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News & Updates

Vanessa Schipani from factcheck.org discusses how Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein over inflated facts about sea level rise.

Gretel Kauffmann writes for The Christian Science Monitor, discussing how scientists have found proof that man-made climate chan

Andrew Freedman connects the dots of 2016's extreme summer weather.

This is the first in a two-part series by Nexus Media News on the challenges of reporting on climate change. Dr.

Penn State postdoctoral researcher Dr. Byron Steinman has released a paper on his research looking at the historical record of drought in arid and semi-arid regions of the western United States. He examined both tree-ring records and oxygen isotopes as proxies for past precipitation and temperatures. Dr. Michael Mann was a collaborator and co-author.

Reconstructed surface temperature pattern for MCA (950 to 1250 C.E.) and LIA (1400 to 1700 C.E.).

Time reconstructions [blue] and instrumental data [red] for Northern Hemisphere mean temperature (NH).

Time reconstructions [blue] and instrumental data [red] for Northern Hemisphere mean temperature (NH).

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