2017 News & Interviews

Cutting Greenhouse Gases Would Help Trump Achieve His Economic Goals (January 21, 2017)

Michael E. Mann and Susan Joy Hassol collaborate on an article in Scientific American.

Did Trump Dump Climate Change? White House Website Scrubbed Clean (January 20, 2017)

Laura Geggel, senior writer of LiveScience, discusses how the administration of President Donald Trump has removed what was a climate cha

Global warming could cause sea levels to rise higher than the height of a three-storey building, study suggests (January 19, 2017)

Ian Johnston, environment correspondent for independent.co.uk, discusses researchers discover that ocean temperatures 125,000 years ago,

Earth sets heat record in 2016 - for the third year in a row (January 18, 2017)

Amina Kahn, contact reporter for the LA Times, writes that the 1.78-degree jump over the mid-20th century average marks the third year in

The 'Madhouse Effect' of climate denial in America (January 15, 2017)

Julia Franz comments on Dr. Mann and Tom Toles' The Madhouse Effect.

When Scientists Hate Science (January 15, 2017)

Paul a. Offit of the Daily Beast discusses how climate denialists have been able to hide behind very misleading science.

US Had Near Record Heat, Costly Weather Disasters in 2016 (January 9, 2017)

Seth Borestein, AP Science Writer of Washington, summarizes the extreme heat and harsh weather disasters that the United States experienc

Henhouse for Rent -- Only Foxes Need Apply (January 9, 2017)

Dr. Mann's commentary for Columbia University/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Center for Climate and Life.

The Very Real Threat of Trump's Climate Denialism (January 7, 2017)

Paul A Offit discusses the consequencesof the fact that the incoming Trump administration seems to be in a competition with itself to pre

Trump EPA transistion team dominated by climate science deniers; nation and planet deserve better (January 6, 2017)

Hank Lacey's commentary in Natural Resources Today on the Trump administration and specifically his EPA transition team.

The Congressional Attack on Science (January 5, 2017)

Ian Graber-Stiehl of The daily Dose explains why you should care about the governments attacks on climate scientists.

Big Legal Win for Climate Scientist (January 3, 2017)

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed explains why D.C. appeals court rules that bloggers who compared Dr.

America's Climate Denial Madhouse (December 30, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview with Steve Curwood on this week's PRI's Living on Earth via PRL Public Radio International.

Climate researcher's defamation suit about insulting columns is on (December 30, 2016)

John Timmer, writer for arstechnica.com, questions whether you can keep calling someone a fraud after they've been cleared multiple times

What Does 2017 Hold for Climate Change Policy? (December 30, 2017)

Stephanie Pappas, a Live Science Contributor, explains the possibilities that 2017 will hold for climate change. Dr.

Why Oil Is the Glue That Bonds Trump and Putin (December 30, 2016)

Andrew Nikiforuk of the Tyee explains why oil has fueled the bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Dr.

2017: Return of the Climate Deniers (December 28, 2016)

Kieran Mulvaney discussing the incoming administration which is headed by, and filled with, people who question climate science. 

Climate Scientists Defamation Ruling Could Affect Climate Debate (December 23, 2016)

Rachel Leven writes for the Daily Environment Report about the current climate scientist defamation court ruling. 

Michael Mann Wins Court Decision (December 22, 2016)

Greg Laden posted an article on Science Blogs discussing Dr. Mann's recent court win against climate change defamation.

Trump's Presidency Comes at the Worst Time for the Planet (December 22, 2016)

Jack Holmes, writer for esquire, further explains how Donald Trump's presidency could negatively affect our climate

Court ruling provides new way for climate scientists to fight intimidation (December 22, 2016)

Andrew Freedman of mashable.com, writes about how on Thursday a federal appeals court ruled that a climate science researcher can proceed

This is what the coming attack on climate science could look like (December 18, 2016)

Michael Mann's opinion piece for the Center Daily Times discussing how he fears more attacks on climate science in the future. 

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy (December 16, 2016)

Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch, writes how the people of Boone NC have made an historic decision to convert to clean energy. 

He Waged Intimidation Campaigns Against Climate Scientists; Now He's Helping Trump Remake the EPA (December 9, 2016)

One of Trump's pick for the EPA transition team is David Schnare, an attorney for a coal industry-backed nonprofit.

America Adapts - The Climate Change Podcast (December 6, 2015)

Dr. Mann's Podcast with America Adapts on the affects that the Trump administration can have on climate change. 

"The Madhouse House Effect" Interview on KUCI-FM (December 6, 2016)

Check out Dr. Mann's interview iwth Claudia Shambaugh about The Madhouse Effect, the legacy of Ralph Cicerone, and more. 

No, global temperatures aren't "plunging" - fake news is acting up (December 5, 2016)

Mihai Andrei of ZME Science, explains that with the rise of social media scientists and the general public have experienced a rise in fak

The Paris Climate Agreement: Donald Trump and the Environment (December 5, 2016)

Amina Zaidi, columnist for The McGill International Review, explains why many scientists are expressing concern over the future of the environment surrounding Donald Trump's presidency and subsequent policy agenda. 

The trolling of Elon Musk: how US conservatives are attacking green tech (December 3, 2016)

Jamie Doward of The Guardian discusses how Electric-car evangelist, Elon Musk, is the target of concerted negative online campaign linked

Is climate change causing more extreme tornado outbreaks? (December 2, 2016)

Eva Botkin-Kowacski, staff writer for the CS Monitor, says that climate models predict that the conditions just right for tornado creatio

Take Note: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet (December 2, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview with WPSU on his new book, Trump, climate change and much more.


On Climate Change Donald Trump Has No Clue What He Is Talking About (December 2, 2016)

Nagraj Adve, columnist for The Wire, reveals the not so surprising truth about how poorly informed Donald Trump's climate skepticism real

Giant Gatlinburg-Sized Wildfires May Be the New Normal (December 1, 2016)

Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec wrote an opinon piece for the observer.

What happens if NASA stops climate science research? (November 29th, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview with NPR/KCRW on the possible consequences if NASA ends climate change research. 

Let's stop the manipulation of science (November 29, 2016)

This article from the French newspaper Le Monde, discusses how a hundred scientists ask Europe and the international community to act aga

Six tips for creating a good climate change graphic (November 28 2016)

Roz Pidcock of CarbonBrief.org discusses how to make a simple, eye-catching graphic about climate change with out compromising the scienc

SpaceX wins NASA satellite contract amid talk of slashing earth science budget (November 25, 2016)

CNBC's Robert Ferris congratulates SpaceX on their win of a NASA contract to send a $112 million water-monitoring  satellite into orbit.

Trump will shift NASA's focus to space exploration and end climate change programs based on 'politicized science' (November 23, 2016)

Francesca Chambers, white house correspondent for dailymail.com, reveals that Trump wants to see space exploration as one of NASA's main

Game over? Will Global Warming Be Even Worse Than We Think (November 18, 2016)

Scott Sutherland of The Weather Network discusses how climate change could get even worse than meteorologists previously thought. 

Climate change risks becoming the forgotten threat of the Trump era (November 17, 2016)

George Eaton of newstatesman.com discusses how the US president''s multiple defects will distract from the greatest danger to our planet.

'Global warming doesn't care about the election' (November 16, 2016)

In an article by Ian Johnston, the environment correspondent independent.co, Senior NASA scientists suggests that he may resign if Donald

2016 will be the hottest year on record, UN says (November 14, 2016)

In Damian Carrington's article for the Guardian, World Meteorological Organization figures show global temperature is 1.2C above pre-indu

These people are literally having climate change nightmares (November 14, 2016)

Renee Lewis writes for fusion.net about scientists and others who work with climate science's fears about the future impact of a warming