“The New Climate War” meets “The Carbon Club”: Michael E. Mann and Marian Wilkinson author talk

Saturday 12 June 2021

Join American author/climatologist Michael Mann and award-winning journalist Marian Wilkinson as they delve into the murky world of climate politics and discuss their respective books on the subject - The New Climate War and The Carbon Club

Registrations required. This event will take place online via Zoom webinar - link will be provided to registered attendees in the lead up to the event. 

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About the speakers:
Michael E. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State. He has received many honours and awards, including his selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. Additionally, he contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2018 he received the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Climate Communication Prize from the American Geophysical Union. In 2020 he was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of numerous books, including Dire Predictions: understanding climate change and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: dispatches from the front lines. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

Marian Wilkinson is a multi-award-winning journalist with a career that has spanned radio, television, and print. She has covered politics, national security, refugee issues and climate change as well as serving as a foreign correspondent in Washington, DC for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She was a deputy editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, executive producer of the ABC's Four Corners program and a senior reporter with Four Corners. As environment editor for the Sydney Morning Herald, she reported on the rapid melt of Arctic sea ice for a joint Four Corners -Sydney Morning Herald production that won a Walkley Award for journalism and the Australian Museum's Eureka prize for environmental journalism. She also covered the UN climate conferences in Bali and Copenhagen.

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11.00am - 12.00pm
Saturday 12 June 2021


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