2017 News & Interviews

Smith mum about his recent trip to the Arctic (July 18, 2017)

E&E Daily explains how Republican Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, a vocal critic of climate science, organized and led a clandestine expedition to the melting Arctic in May.

Mann strives to ban an effective communicator while remaining true to the science (July 17, 2017)

Sarah Rafacz, Centre Daily writer, explains how Dr. Mann communicates science in an effective and honest manor. 

Most scientists are progressive, but is science too conservative? (July 16, 2017)

Mark Summer, writer for The Daily Kos, explains how the recent news stories impact climate science.

'We'll be Burned Alive' Expert in horror warning of apocalypse (July 16, 2017)

In this egregiously-titled piece written by Rachel O'Donoghue for The Daily Star, she explains how Humans are going to be boiled to death and choked by "death smogs" as a result of climate change.

Don't Panic, Do Act: A Climate ResourceWith Real Solutions (July 14, 2017)

Important Read by Mark Tercek, contributing writer for The Huffington Post, where he explains why there is no need to panic about the climate future. 

This Congressman Doesn't Think Climate Science Is Real. He Just Went On A Secret Tour Of The Melting Arctic. (July 14, 2017)

Zahra Hirji, BuzzFeed News reporter, explains why Lamar Smith, one of the most vocal critics of climate science, went on a secret trip to the Arctic in May.

Climate change doomsday warning of ‘rolling death smog’ and 'perpetual war' criticized by scientists (July 13, 2017)

Ian Johnston of Independent.co.uk attacks an article attempting to describe global warming's worst-case scenario for painting an '

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere (July 13, 2017)

Brian Kahn of Climate Central discusses a new report that shows greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Turning the climate crisis into a TV love child of Jerry Springer and Judge Judy (July 12, 2017)

Graham Readfern for The Guardian explains how as a Trump appointee  pushes for televised slanging match, a New York magazine cover story sparks a different debate. 

Climate scientists push back against catastrophic scenarios (July 12, 2017)

John Timmer from arstechnica.com explains why scientists are arguing against worst case scenarios of climate change. 

Experts say Antarctica ice break portends massive changes in sea level (July 12, 2017)

David Templeton of The Pittsburgh Post Gazette explains how a Delaware-sized ice mass from Antartica shows a process is in place to double the rise in sea levels by the end of the century. 

Doomsday scenarios are as harmful as climate change denial (July 12, 2017)

Read this op-ed in The Washington Post by Michael Mann, Susan Joy Hassol and Tom Toles.

Climate Models Over-Estimated Warming (June 30, 2017)

Graham LLoyd, writer for The Australian, explains how some climate models were wrong are need to be updated to better reflect the results of satellite temperature measurements and other changes over the past two decades.

EPA Plans New Climate Science 'Critique' Swapping Peer Review for Red Vs. Blue Politics (June 30, 2017)

Alexander C. Kaufman and Chris D'Angelo of Huffington Post explain why many scientists, former agency officials, and House Democrats are not excited for the new program.

Report: Pruitt leading formal EPA review of climate science (June 30, 2017)

Gavin Bade, writing for Utility Dive, explains how EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will use 'red team, blue team' exercises to conduct a lengthy review of climate science. 

Scientists Who Have Had Enough (June 30, 2017)

Andrew Kreighbaum of Inside Higher Ed discusses how professors and others withs cience backgrounds are running for Congress, to try and reverse Trump and Republican leaders policies.

While Trump tweets about facelifts, time is running out (June 30, 2017)

Samantha Page explains why Trump's Energy Week is not working scientists.

Climate Change up Close: Southern Poor Counties to Suffer (June 29, 2017)

Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer for U.S. News writes about an extensive first-of-its-kind study says global warming is likely to hit southern and poorer US counties harder.

Three years to safeguard our climate (June 28, 2017)

Dr. Mann joins Christiana Figueres and colleagues in setting urgent milestones to bend global carbon emissions down by 2020.

World has three years to save humanity from climate change, experts warn (June 28, 2017)

Ian Johnston of The Independent explains why experts say the world only has three years to start making significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. 

Guy McPherson and the end of humanity (not) (June 28, 2017)

Jim Renwick at Hot Topic NZ discusses why we should disregard false prophecies of unavoidable doom that are based on bad science and misguided principles.

Shirtloads of Science: Climate Science Debate (June 26, 2017)

Dr. Mann joins Christopher Wright in talking climate science and politics with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki in latest episode of Shirtloads Of Science.

Don't Be Fooled By The Gentler Tone Of Charles Koch's Climate-Change Denial (June 26, 2017)

Alexander Charles Kaufman of Huffington Post discusses how the billionaire GOP megadonor embraces climate science just enough to not sound like an extremist.

House Science Committee's taxpayer-funded email newsletter now features Breitbart, other deniers (June 23, 2017)

Natasha Geiling of Think Progress discusses how the daily news email is compiled by an outside firm and sent to members and staff as a resource. 

Michael Mann interview with Roundhouse Radio (June 22, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Roundhouse Radio on The Madhouse Effect and more.

Writer wrong about Climate (June 20, 2017)

Dr. Mann's Letter to the Editor in the Findlay Courier. 

Michael Mann Receives a Schneidy! (June 19, 2017)

Greg Laden of Science Blogs explains why Dr. Michael E. Mann received the seventh annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communications from Climate One at the Commonwealth Club.

Congratulations to Michael E. Mann (June 19, 2017)

Glenn Branch and The National Center for Science Education congratulate Dr. Michael E. Mann on receiving the Stephen H. Schneider award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication for 2017.

Mann receives Schneider award for outstanding climate science communication (June 19, 2017)

A'ndrea Elyse Messer of Penn State announces Dr. Mann's appointment of the Schneider award for outstanding climate science communication.

Michael Mann: Climate Change Makes Extremes more Likely (June 19, 2017)

Peter Sinclair's YouTube video on Dr. Mann and other scientist who have become more adept at attributing the increased likelihood of specific events to climate change. 

Shirtloads of Science: Dr. Michael Mann & the Hockey Stick Graph (June 18, 2017)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's interview with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki on his show Shirtloads of Science.

Is It So Bad If the World Gets A Little Hotter? Uh, Yeah (June 16, 2017)

Peter Brannen of Wired.com explains humans inability to survive climate change and why it is so bad that the globe is warming at such a high rate. 

Climate Change Truth (June 14, 2017)

Read Dr. Michael Mann's Letter to the Editor published in Curry Costal Pilot.

How a scheme to discredit climate science spread from conservative media to the EPA chief (June 12, 2017)

Kevin Kalhoeffer of Media Matters explains the new "red team/blue team" idea for reviewing climate science

'Flammable Ice' Harvesting Could Spell Trouble for the Climate (June 11, 2017)

Tia Ghose, senior writer for Live Science, discusses how a form of methane known as flammable ice that can finally be harvested en masse could be worsening global warming.

Moving Forward (June 11, 2017)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's op-ed in The Roanoke Times explaining how he is moving forward after being targeted by former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.

Editor of New 'Sham Journal' Is Climate Science Denier With Ties to Heartland Institute (June 11, 2017)

Graham Readfearn of Desmog Blog discovered a new journal led by a climate science denier.

Michael Mann, Penn State University - Extreme Weather and Climate Change (June 8, 2017)

David Hopper, writer for Academic Minute, interviewed Dr. Michael E. Mann.

States and cities stand with Paris, not Trump (June 8, 2017)

Henry Goodwin of The World Weekly discusses how some US states and cities have pledged to adhere to the Paris Accords, despite Trump's withdrawal. 

Could climate change shut down the Gulf Stream? (June 7, 2017)

Renee Cho of phys.org explains how global warming can accelerate the rate of cataclysmic events like superstorms, tornadoes, and deep freezes in the Gulf Stream.

Climate Change and the Minnesota Governor's Race (June 6, 2017)

Joseph A. Palermo, contributor for The Huffington Post explains why Dr. Mann is endorsing Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto. 

In The Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement, The Koch Brothers' Campaign Becomes Overt (June 5, 2017)

Jane Mayer of The New Yorker discusses how the Koch Brothers' influence-buying and efforts to keep the U.S. from embracing climate change legislation has become more obvious.

US states and cities likely to achieve emission reductions despite exit from accord (June 3, 2017)

In Dr. Mann's interview with ABC News Radio he explains how despite President Trumps removal from the Paris Accord, cities and states around the country are sticking to the plans laid out in the agreement.

Dr. Michael Mann Responds to Senator Rand Paul's Climate Claims (June 2, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Michael Smerconish via Sirius XM Radio

Concern for future after Trump's Paris climate accord exit (June 2, 2017)

Vincent Pauly, Herald Times Reporter, expresses his concerns about President Trump deciding to pull out of the Paris climate accord. 

Second Biggest Jump in Annual CO2 Levels Reported as Trump Leaves Paris Climate Agreement (June 1, 2017)

Bob Berwyn of InsideClimate News says NOAA released its annual update on greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and found a large increase in 2016.

Interview with Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC (June 1, 2017)

Dr. Mann's MSNBC interview earlier today with Andrea Mitchell Reports about the Paris climate accord and the continued denial of climate change.

Interview with WBNY Buffalo State on climate change, Trump, and The Madhouse Effect (May 28, 2017)

Listen to Dr. Mann's interview with Buffalo State radio station 91.3 FM.