St. Mary’s College Professor of Political Science Michael Cain and noted climatologist Michael Mann from Penn State University lead a discussion on the science and politics of global climate change. “Global Warming is not a Chinese Hoax” is part of the Natural Science & Mathematics Colloquium series. The discussion, free of charge and open to the public, takes place in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall on Tuesday, September 12, at 7 p.m.
Cain has served previously as chair of the political science department of St. Mary’s College. Since 2002, he has been a senior technical adviser to the U.S. government on energy development issues working in Bulgaria, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Romania, Tajikistan and Ukraine. Mann has been at the forefront of the science and political battles over climate change since his first article on global climate change was published. He was recently one of the key speakers at the “March for Science” in Washington, D.C.
“Global Warming is not a Chinese Hoax” will begin with short introduction followed by a discussion with the speakers and moderator, and time allotted for questions from the audience. A book signing will immediately follow the event.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education through 2024-2025. St. Mary’s College, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Approximately 1,700 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary’s River in Southern Maryland.