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Average global surface temperatures have surpassed 1.1º Celsius above pre-industrial levels. In this episode of the “Great Unraveling?” series, Michael Mann joins Laurie Laybourn-Langton to explore the current status of the climate crisis and the unprecedented minefield we are entering as we near and likely pass the internationally agreed upon target limit of 1.5º Celsius.

Dr. Michael E. Mann is a world renowned expert on global climate change. He is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, with joint appointments in the Department of Geosciences and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI). He is also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC).