Climatologist: Utah Will Face Climate Change Challenges

Dr. Michael Mann, a climatologist from Penn State University, speaks outside the Salt Lake City and County Building on May 14, 2014.

Dr. Michael Mann, a climatologist from Penn State University, speaks outside the Salt Lake City and County Building on May 14, 2014.

(KCPW News) A prominent climate scientist is in Utah this week to trumpet the cause of local, environmentally-conscientious institutions.

Dr. Michael Mann, a climatologist at Penn State University, was the featured speaker of a press conference on Wednesday. He and other speakers highlighted the mounting evidence that climate change poses a threat to people around the world, including to those of us in Utah.

KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham has more.

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