Nobel and Tyler Prize Climatologist and Geophysicist Winner, Michael E. Mann, Available for Interviews during CLEO’s Annual Climate Symposium in celebration of Earth Day


MEDIA CONTACT: Claudia Sebastiani, (305) 450- 6668,

                                     Mia Kirn, (786) 543-2304,

Monday March 25, 2019

MIAMI, FL – The CLEO Institute, in partnership with Florida International University Sea Level Solutions Center, is pleased to host its ninth annual 2019 ‘Empowering Capable Climate Communicators’ Symposium. Expert panels will range in topics from public health, social justice, natural environment, resilience, economy and beyond.

We are inviting the press to schedule interviews with world renowned climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann, a distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Pennsylvania State University, with joint appointments in the Department of Geosciences and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) and Director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC). Dr. Mann is considered one of the most important climate scientists in the world, and on April 26th he will be in Miami for one day to present the current scientific data with regards to the United Nations IPCC report and the 4th National Climate Assessment. Dr. Mann is known for his pioneering work in the use of climate proxy data, taken from ice cores, tree rings, and lake sediments, to map the changes in the climate, extending back more than 1,000 years.

Dr. Mann has been awarded and honored as part of the International Panel on Climate Change group with the 2007 Nobel Prize and has become a notable climate communicator. He received the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication from Climate One in 2017, the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2018 and the Climate Communication Prize from the American Geophysical Union in 2018. In 2019 he received the Tyler Prize, described as the “Nobel Prize for the Environment, for all his achievements. 

Dr. Mann will be available for interviews from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019. To schedule interviews please contact Claudia Sebastiani, or Mia Kirn, Don’t miss this opportunity.