Climate Change

Our 15 favorite stories from 2022

From interdisciplinary research and life-changing discoveries to a new University president and everything in between, this year at Penn has been one for the books.

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Smithsonian Magazine

Oceans break record for highest temperatures four years in a row

A co-authored study by Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences finds that the world’s oceans have hit their warmest temperatures on record for the fourth year in a row.

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Axios

Ocean heat content hits record high, a sign of global warming

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences says that ocean-heat content continues to consistently set records every year, separate from surface warming factors like El Niño.

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The Japan Times

What is the link between winter storms and climate change?

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences says that convection caused by warmer lake temperatures has created a long-term increase in lake effect snowfalls.

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South China Morning Post

What’s the link between winter storms and global warming?

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences says that certain aspects of winter storms can be strongly linked to climate change.

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Voice of America

Scientists study link between winter storms and global warming

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the robust linkages between climate change and certain aspects of winter storms.

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Bloomberg

A green investment treaty can help close the climate funding gap

In an Op-Ed, William Burke-White of Penn Carey Law proposes a new type of international treaty that would protect climate-friendly private foreign investments.

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