Kudos for Megan Herbert and NCSE board member Michael E. Mann


Naomi OreskesNCSE is pleased to congratulate Megan Herbert and Michael E. Mann (a member of NCSE's board of directors) for receiving the Louis J. Battan Author's Award (K-12) for 2020 for their book The Tantrum that Saved the World (2017), which (in the words of the award citation) "engages readers with empathy and compassion and empowers them to help save animals and people from the threat of climate change." 

The award is conferred by the American Meteorological Society "to the author(s) of outstanding learning materials or book published within the last three years that fosters the understanding of atmospheric and related sciences in K-12 audiences." The Tantrum that Saved the World was reviewed (PDF, p. 14) by Kottie Christie-Blick in the summer 2018 issue of Reports of the NCSE, which also featured (PDF, p. 10) a brief interview with Herbert and Mann.