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University of Pennsylvania climate scientist Michael Mann is a Presidential Distinguished Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, with a secondary appointment in the Annenberg School for Communication. He also is the inaugural Director of the new Penn Center for Science, Sustainability and the Media. Formerly Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, Dr. Mann focuses his research on climate science and climate change. He was selected by Scientific American in 2002 as one of the 50 leading visionaries in science and technology, and was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geophysical Union in 2012. He made Bloomberg News' list of 50 most influential people in 2013. He has received the Friend of the Planet Award from the National Center for Science Education, the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication from Climate, the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the AAAS, the Climate Communication Prize from the American Geophysical Union and the Leo Szilard Award of the American Physical Society. He received the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2019 and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2020. He is a Fellow of the AGU, AMS, GSA, AAAS and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He is co-founder of, and author of more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications and five books, including Dire Predictions, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, The Madhouse Effect, The Tantrum that Saved the World, and The New Climate War.

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