PICS Free Lecture – The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

Find out about this soon-to-be released book in a free Vancouver public lecture
by climate scientist and Nobel Laureate Michael E. Mann – author of the IPCC’s
“Hockey Stick” Report that sparked a bitter controversy between scientists and
science deniers.
Hear the real story of the science and politics behind this controversy – and
of the campaign to deny the reality of global climate change, one of the central
scientifi c and policy issues of our time.

When: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2012
Where: Fletcher Challenge Theatre, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St
How: Register at www.michaelmanntalk.eventbrite.com or just turn up.
Live webcast: www.pics.uvic.ca/events.php

Michael E. Mann holds joint positions at Penn State University’s Departments of Meteorology and
Geosciences, and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute. He is also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center. Along with other scientists who participated in the IPCC, he jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Dr. Mann is author of more than 150 peer-reviewed and edited publications, and has published two books including Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming in 2008 and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, due out this March. He is also a cofounder and avid contributor to the award-winning science website RealClimate.org.

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