Picture book empowers children, families to tackle climate change

"The Tantrum that Saved the World" is a book co-authored by scientist Michael Mann and author/illustrator Megan Herbert

One day a polar bear shows up at Sophia's house asking if it can come inside. Its habitat melted and the bear needs a new home. So starts "The Tantrum that Saved the World," a new children's book about climate change's effects on creatures and communities around the world, by Penn State researcher Michael Mann and author and illustrator Megan Herbert.

Penn State geographers go to New Orleans for American Geophysical Union meeting

Guido Cervone, left, and then-student Yanni Cao, a 2016 alumna

Faculty and students in the Department of Geography are among the many Penn State Earth scientists participating in the 2017 American Geophysical Union meeting, which began Dec. 11 and runs through Dec. 15 in New Orleans. The geographers are highlighting applications of new visualization technologies for Earth science topics.