News, Interviews & Commentaries

Did global warming 'supercharge' Hurricane Michael? (October 12, 2018)

Doyle Rice of USA Today explains how global warming impacted Hurricane Michael. 

Most US newspapers failed to even mention the new IPCC climate change report (October 11, 2018)

This article from Red, Green, and Blue explains how US newspapers failed to mention the new IPCC climate change report.

Worst fears realized as winds and warm water turned Michael into a monster (October 11, 2018)

This article in the Portland Press Herald explains how Hurricane Michael is growing stronger. 

U.N. warns climate change tipping point looms, but impact can be felt (October 11, 2018)

John Finnerty, writing for The Daily Item, explains why the climate change tipping point looms. 

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope (October 11, 2018)

Dharna Noor of The Real News Network writes about how there could possibly still be hope for the planet. 

New Climate Report Was Too Cautious, Some Scientists Say (October 11, 2018)

Scott Waldman for E&E News explains why scientists say the new climate report was too cautious.

Hurricane Michael: The Data Behind Another Very Active Hurricane Season (October 11, 2018)

Tiffany Jeung of Inverse explains the science behind the recent Hurricane season.

Scientist warning over climate change and global warming (October 10, 2018)

The Hilltop Monitor article explains why scientists are warning the public about climate change. 

Individual action won't achieve 1.5℃ warming - social change is needed, as history shows (October 10, 2018)

Matthew Adams for The Conversation explains how we need more action to achieve 1.5 degrees of warming. 

How to talk about hurricanes now (October 10, 2018)

John Sutter writing for CNN with a featured tweet by Dr. Michael Mann.

Global warming fuels Hurricane Michael to 'potentially catastrophic' (October 10, 2018)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explains the impact of global warming on Hurricane Michael. 

rosenstein, climate change. What you need to know to start your day (October 9, 2018)

6abc Action News explains the importance of climate change in todays news.

Global Warming Will Intensify Mediterranean Wildfires, If We Don't Change (October 9, 2018)

Jackson Schroeder, writing for The University Network explains how Global Warming will affect wild fires.

Scientists: Time running short before climate change effects are 'irreversible' (October

Stephanie Ebbs wrote this great piece on the new IPCC report on Paris climate targets for ABC News.  

Trump 'poses the single greatest threat' to our climate, bombshell UN report makes clear (October 8, 2018)

Joseph Romm, writing for The Climate Progress explains why President Trump is so dangerous to our climate.   

Climate change impacts worse than expected, global report warns (October 7, 2018)

Stephen Leahy, writing for National Geographic, explains how climate change could be worse than expected.   

Torrential rain in 2018 gives Hagerstown wettest September on record and fifth highest annual precipitation (October 6, 2018)

Dave McMillion of the Herald-Mail Media explains why climate experts said the Hagerstown region can expect more 'extremes'.    

Climate changing faster than feared, but why are we surprised? (October 4, 2018)

Marlowe Hood of AFP News Agency, writing via Yahoo News, explains how the climate is changing quickly.  

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace (October 4, 2018)

Steve Kannon, writing for The Observer explains how the weather is going to get even worse.   

Crime against the planet: Climate change denial an orchestrated industry response (October 2, 2018)

Art Hobson's great column in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette about climate change deniers.   

We HAVE To Start Taking Climate Change Seriously (October 2, 2018)

Farron Cousins and The Ring of Fire Radio explains why we need to take climate change seriously. 

Harbingers: Florence, Forest Fires, and the Future (September 26, 2018)

John Atcheson, writing from Common Dreams explains how climate change's catastrophe is still a threat.

Unlike Vegas What Happens in the Arctic Doesn't Stay in the Arctic says Prof Michael E. Mann (September 25, 2018)

Watch Dr. Mann's full interview up in Svalbard with Anthony Hobley of Carbon Tracker.

On Patterns and Proxies, or the Perils of Reconstructing the Unknown (September 25, 2018)

An interesting essay on The Hockey Stick and the politics surrounding it, by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun for E-Flux.

Oil funded, free market think tanks have attacked the IPCC since the very beginning (September 25, 2018)

Brendan Montague, writing for The Ecologist, explains how the intergovernmental panel on climate change has been attacked by free market think tanks funded by oil.

Showcases creates connections among leaders, build sustainability discourse (September 25, 2018)

Kevin Silman of Penn State News discusses Michael Mann's presentation, The Dire Predictions,  Understanding Climate Change, at the first of the fall 2018 Sustainability Showcase Series.

The Long Hot Summer (September 24, 2018)

Roland Pease of BBC News/BBC World Service talks with Dr. Michael Mann and other climate scientists about the linkage between climate change and the extreme summer of 2018. 

Trump's climate change denial puts us all in peril (September 23, 2018)

Rev Jesse Jackson, writing for the Philadelphia Tribune explaining how not reacting to the recent storms is dangerous.

Post-Florence, The Fourth Estate Must Expand Its Climate Coverage (September 23, 2018)

DR Tucker, writing for Washington Monthly explains how climate change has impacted Hurricane Florence.

Women Climate Scientists Threatened and Harassed (September 21, 2018)

PRI Public Radio International explains how women climate scientist are being uniquely harassed and threatened.

Climate change is making storms like Hurricane Florence wore (September 19, 2018)

Brandon Miller of CNN explains how climate change is affecting storms.

Will Florence's Costs Be a Climate Change Wake-Up Call in the Carolinas (September 18, 2018)

Dana Drugmand, writing for Climate Liability News explains why the costs for Florence will hopefully be a wake up call for costal states.

By enforcing climate change denial, Trump puts us all in peril (September 17, 2018)

Jesse Jackson, writing for the Chicago Sun Times, explains how Trump is hurting the country via his climate change denial.

Climate change's role in natural disasters and a mea culpa (September 17, 2018)

Don Paul for The Buffalo News apologizes for a previous article.

Only A Matter of Time Before Category 6 Hurricane Hits U.S. (September 17, 2018)

Andy Rowell, writing for Common Dreams, explains how the various typhoons and hurricanes in the tropics could affect the United States.

Nature Roars. Washington Hears Nothing (September 16, 2018)

Must read editorial just out in The New York Times written by the editorial board.

Hurricane Florence likely worsened by effects of climate change, researchers say (September 15, 2018)

Nicole Mortilaro of CBS news explains the impact of climate change on hurricanes. 

Hurricanes stalling like Florence over the Carolinas may get in more common (September 15, 2018)

Rachel Becker, writing for The Verge, explains how hurricanes stalling over land may happen more often.

USA TODAY publishes still more climate misinformation, denying a link between climate change and hurricanes (September 14, 2018)

Lisa Hymas, writing for Media Matters for America, examines why USA Today is still publishing climate misinformation.   

Warning of what was already arrived: Florence is a climate change triple threat (September 14, 2018)

Dr. Mann's latest op-ed in The Guardian discussing the most recent hurricane.

Global warming didn't cause Florence, scientists say, but it's making hurricanes more intense (September 14, 2018)

Seth Borenstein via AP/Chicago Tribune explains exactly how climate change has affected hurricanes and tropical storms.

Climate Change Fuels California Fires (September 13, 2018)

The New Delhi Times explains how climate change and wildfires are connected.

After Florence, barrier islands still doomed by rising sea (September 13, 2018)

Michael Biesecker and Jonathan Drew, writing for the Miami Herald, explains how the threat of Florence is not over.

Is Hurricane Florence's unusual danger linked to climate change? (September 13, 2018)

Kyle Bagenstose of The Intelligencer explains how hurricane Florence could be linked to climate change.

How warmer temps are making Florence worse (September 13, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Paul Huttner of MPR News about how rising temperatures are affecting hurricanes.