Burack Lecture: A return to the Madhouse: Climate Change Denial In The Age Of Trump - A lecture by Michael Mann, PH.D.
With the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, climate denialism has reached the highest level of US government. Distraction, denial and delay, and the exploitation of fossil fuels, are standing in as policy. In this talk, I will review the scientific evidence of climate change, give the reasons we should care, and identify the efforts by special interests and partisan political figures to confuse the public, attack science and scientists, and deny the problem. I will also explain why, despite the challenges, I'm optimistic we will prevail and avert catastrophic climate change impacts.
Reception and book signing immediately following in the Ifshin Hall Atrium.
Paid public parking is available in the College Street or Jeffords Visitor Lots.
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Sponsored by the Department of Geology, with support from the Gund Institute for Environment, the Environmental Program, the Consulting Archeology Program, the Geography Department, and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
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