Mann to receive James H. Shea Award for climate science writing

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science and director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, will receive the James H. Shea Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT).

Michael Mann Shea Award 2017

September 28, 2017
Matt Carroll

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The annual award is given to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution in writing or editing Earth science materials for the general public or teachers of Earth science.

NAGT officials said Mann “is one of the few courageous climate scientists who continue to play a leading role in calling the attention of the public and policy makers to the overriding environmental challenge of the of 21st century: anthropogenic climate change.”

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Mann to receive James H. Shea Award