Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Climate Science Ask Me Anything Featuring Dr. Michael Mann!

January 28, 2021

Join Dr. Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, and Science Policy Network leader Dana Nuccitelli for this quarter's Ask Me Anything that answers CCL volunteer climate science questions. Dr. Mann, Keynote for CCL's 2016 International Conference, is also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC) and the author of several books including his most recent work, The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back our Planet.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
0:00) Intro & Agenda
3:00) The New Climate War & Climate Solutions
17:10) Carbon Capture & Direct Air Capture
23:37) Will atmospheric CO2 reduce quickly when we get to net-zero emissions?
29:39) How can we educate school-age students with curriculum and psychological support?
36:53) How will business support translate to climate action?
43:31) What risks for tipping points are there if we approach 1.5 or 2.0 degrees temperature rise?
(46:33) What changes to the Ocean Conveyor Belt & Jet Stream are happening?
54:20) Which is the bigger challenge: complacency or denial?


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