Forest Society to host Climate Scientist Dr. Michael Mann at 121st Annual Meeting
The Forest Society will hold its 121st Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 24 at The Conservation Center in Concord, where Dr. Michael E. Mann will serve as the keynote speaker. Dr. Mann, distinguished scholar of climate science and author of The New Climate War, will speak on The New Climate War: With Bold Action, We Can Avert the Worst Impacts of Climate Change.
The afternoon program includes a business meeting, Conservationist of the Year Award, and Dr. Mann's keynote.
ABOUT DR. MICHAEL MANN
Dr. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State. His research focuses on climate science and climate change. He was selected by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002, was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geophysical Union in 2012. He made Bloomberg News' list of fifty 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.