News, Interviews & Commentaries

Climate change helped make Hurricane Florence a 'monster', says climate scientist Michael Mann (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with CBC News on how climate change helped make Hurricane Florence a 'monster'.

Weather or Not Feature (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Jacob Morse on Penn State Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science's Weather Or Not program. Talking about the impact of climate change on extreme summer...

Damage by Hurricane Florence might be worse because of climate change

The Straits Times explains why climate change is making Hurricane Florence worse. 

Extreme Weather Now the New Normal (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Ian masters of Ian Masters Media Background Briefing on KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles. The topics include climate change and hurricane Florence, extreme weather and politics...

Monster 190mph Hurricanes 'could happen so much in future' Category 6 warning is needed (September 12, 2018)

Pau Harper of The Daily Star explains why extreme hurricanes could happen in the future.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann will be talking about Florence, hurricanes and climate change with Ian Masters Media on KPFA Radio.

Florence, Hurricanes and Climate Change (September 12, 2018)

Greg Laden's blog will cover how human caused climate change is related to hurricanes.

Hurricane Florene Changes Path, "Storm of a Lifetime" Now Expected to Stall Over Land

David Grossman for Popular Mechanics discusses Hurricane Florence's path

Even the EPA acknowledges its new methane rule may be costly (September 12, 2018)

Dino Grandoni of The Washington Post explains how the new methane rule could be costly.

6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster (September 12, 2018)

Jenavieve Hatch of Huffington Post explains how North Carolina could have seen this storm coming.

Hurricane Florence: How climate change is increasing the threat from tropical storms (September 11, 2018)

Joe Sommerlad of The Independent explains how climate change is increasing the threat of tropical storms.

World leaders urged to do more in global warming fight (September 11, 2018)

Nirmal Ghosh, writing for The Straits Times, explains why World leaders are urged to do more in global warnings.

Be cognizant of the cause and effect always (September 4, 2018)

Pavitra Sriprakash for Indian Express explains cause and effects of Climate change, with a shout-out for The Madhouse Effect.

Mann receives 2018 AGU Climate Communication Prize (September 4, 2018)

A'ndrea Elyse Messer, writing for Penn State News, congratulates Dr. Mann on being the 2018 recipient of the American Geophysical Union's Climate Communication Prize. 

New dual-title doctoral degree in climate science launched (August 31, 2018)

Patricia Craig, writing for Penn State News explains the new doctoral degree coming to Penn State. 

Climate Change and Health: Hurricanes (August 29, 2018)

Climate Reality story about hurricanes and the impact of climate change.

Global warming is changing the jet stream, increasing extreme weather events (August 27, 2018)

George Thomas Junior, writing for About Climate Change, explains how climate change is impacting extreme weather events. 

New York City Just Took Historic Step Toward Cutting Its Top Source Of Climate Pollution (August 26, 2018)

Katie Hansen for Stock Voice explains why New York City's  most recent decision is important to cutting climate pollution.

Running out of time (August 25, 2018)

This editorial in The Irish Times on climate change crisis is a must read.

Hurricane Lane Brings Hawaii a Warning About Future Storm Risk (August 25, 2018)

Bob Berwyn, writing for Inside Climate News, explains the impact of climate change on hurricanes in Hawaii. 

A Public Affair Interview on WORT FM (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with A Public Affair host Esty Dinur on WORT FM Public Radio Wisconsin. 

College Students Are Critical to Tackling Climate Change (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's message to students starting college and returning to campus.

Leadership needed for climate (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's letter to the editor in the Sunbury PA, The Daily Item, endorsing Marc Friedenberg for Congress.

How is Climate Change Affecting the Recent Heat Waves (August 22, 2018)

Podcast featuring Noah Diffenbaugh, Jennifer Francis, and Michael Mann via TUC Radio. 

'Ugly fake scientist' Women say sexist attacks on the rise (August 21, 2018)

Scott Waldman and Niina Heikkinen in E&E News' must read piece.

What Lies Beneath: The Scientific Understatement of Climate Risks (August 20, 2018)

A new report by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop with a forward by Hans Schellnhuber via the Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration.

With Climate Change, There Will Never Be A 'New Normal' (August 19, 2018)

Jill Mitchler's commentary in The Post-Crescent (Appleton-Fox Cities, Wisconsin).

Germany's Failed Climate Goals (August 16, 2018)

William Wilkes, Hayley Warren and Brian Parkin, writing for Bloomberg Markets, discuss the numbers behind Germany's environmental issues.

On Trump, Fire, Expert Knowledge, and the EPA (August 14, 2018)

Hank Reichman, writing for the American Association of University Professors piece for Academe Blog.

This summer's extreme heat may just be the start of a super-hot stretch (August 14, 2018)

The MIT Technology Review explains how the current heat may be a sign of more heat to come.

Youtube now adds facts below conspiracy theory videos (August 13, 2018)

Andrei Mihai of ZME Science explains the new update from YouTube.

The Causes And Solutions To Today's Worldwide Megafires (August 10, 2018)

Dr. Mann talks with Jackson Schroeder of The University Network about the causes and solutions to todays wildfires. 

From California to Siberia: satellite images of wildfires around the world (August 10, 2018)

Joe Sandler Clark writing for Greenpeace Unearthed shows images of wildfires around the world.

Let's All Take A Breath And Read That 'Hothouse Earth' Paper (August 9, 2018)

Maddie Stone, writing for Gizmodo, examines the 'Hothouse Earth' paper.

If wildfires seem ore common, there's a reason for that (August 9, 2018)

Don Paul's commentary for The Buffalo News explains the connection between climate change and wildfires.

Are the heatwaves caused by climate change? (August 9, 2018)

A mid-depth dive into the science of climate change and heat waves by Real Climate writer Rasmus Benestad.

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's fire season, expert says (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann weighs in at ABC News joined by ABC's meteorologist extraordinaire Rob Marciano.

talkRADIO interview with Dr. Mann and George Galloway (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann discuses the role that climate change is playing in the severe ongoing drought in New South Wales Australia in his interview with George Galloway.  

What These Wildfires Say About Climate Change (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann's hour-long discussion about wildfires on NPR/WBUR 90.9 FM On Point Radio.

Where There's Fire, Trump Blows Smoke (August 8, 2018)

An editorial in The New York Times with a cameo by Dr. Michael Mann. 

Climate Change is making wildfires more extreme. Here's how (August 6, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with William Brangham on PBS News Hour.

The Planet is Dangerously Close to the Tipping Point for a 'Hothouse Earth' (August 6, 2018)

Yasemin Saplakoglu, writing for LiveScience explains how close the earth is to reaching global temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit higher than preindustrial temperatures. 

Scientists Mock Trump's Tweet on Wildfires as 'Comedically Ill-Informed' and 'Unmitigated Crap' (August 6, 2018)

Joseph Romm from Climate Progress explains scientists reactions to trumps California wildfire tweets.

On Climate Change, It's Time to Start Panicking: The Crisis Over Global Warming Warrants an Unparalleled Response (August 5, 2018)

Matthew Rozsa from Salon explains why the earth is reaching a breaking point when it comes to climate change.

Maybe This is The Summer We All Start to Believe in Global Warming (August 5, 2018)

John Gibbons, writing for The Irish Times, explains how about two-thirds of the 190 major weather events since 2004 were found to have been exacerbated by human-induced climate change. 

Professor: Extreme Weather Becoming More Common (August 5, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Mike Hosking on Newstalk ZB New Zealand radio.