2017 News & Interviews

Why The Left Doesn't Want A Carbon Tax (Or at Least Not This One) (November 3, 2016)

Kate Aronoff from In These Times discusses the battle over a Washington state ballot initiative to help curb future climate change. Dr. Michael Mann is quoted. 

Leo DiCaprio's new film 'Before the Flood' is a sweeping look at climate change (November 1, 2016)

Take a look at Leo DiCaprio's new film for free online. Dr. Mann has a spot light in the movie.

Murdoch's NatGeo goes all in on climate ahead of election (October 31, 2016)

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and The National Geographic Channel released two star-studded pro-climate-action documentaries yesterday in hopes of swaying voters before next weeks...

The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science (October 31, 2016)

Narrated by actor Emma Thompson the documentary "The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their wealth to deter action...

The Big Day (October 30, 2016)

"Before The Flood" premiered on October 30th, and is aired on the National Geographic Channel until November 6th. The creators of this documentary hope to influence their audience...

The Greenhouse Effect (October 28, 2016)

Dr. Mann's commentary on the new website for Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens's Before The Flood. 

Meteorology professor Michael E. Mann presents an in-depth view of climate change to Penn State students (October 25, 2016)

Darcy Pacheco from the Daily Collegian discusses Dr. Mann's guest lecture in the class, Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy. 

AGU Should Sever Its Ties with ExxonMobil (October 24, 2016)

Dr. Mann, Naomi Oreskes, and Kerry A. Emanuel write in the American Geophysical Union's newsletter about why they believe AGU and its funders should be held to the same standards of scrutiny...

Make-Or-Break Politics Of Climate: Mike Mann's Madhouse Effect (October 24th, 2016)

Sandy Dechert from CleanTechnica writes a glowing recommendation of Dr. Mann's new book, The Madhouse Effect

Your Call: Taking on the climate change denial industry (October 24, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview today on KALW discussing The Madhouse Effect and taking listener calls. 

Climate Scientist Michael Mann's New Book Says Climate Denial is 'Driving Us Crazy' (October 21, 2016)

Nexus Media and ThinkProgress discuss how Dr. Mann and Tom Toles teamed up on their book The Madhouse Effect on how climate denial is making the world crazy. 

Royal Society accused of allowing 'anti-scientific goal baron' to preach benefits of global warming (October 20, 2016)

Ian Johnstan the environmental correspondent for Indpendent.co sheds light on Britain's prestigious royal societies's beliefs on global warming. Dr. Mann is quoted.

The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer (October 20, 2016)

Brian Kahn and Andrea Thompson name the important climate questions that they believe the next President should answer. Dr. Mann poses a question as well. 

Leonardo DiCaprio crosses the globe in the climate change documentary 'Before the Flood' (October 20, 2016)

Robert Abele of the L.A. Times Reviews Leonardo DiCaprio's new climate change movie. Dr. Mann is mentioned in the article. 

Smith remains skeptical, but he's polite (October 20, 2016)

Josh Brodesky of My San Antonio wrote an article on Congressman Lamar Smith and how he is a climate change skeptic yet also the head of the House Science committee. 

Why has climate change been ignored in the presidential debates (October 19, 2016)

Oliver Millman from The Guardian discusses how climate scientists are looking for climate change to come up in the Trump v Clinton presidential debates.

Episode #56: Dr. Michael Mann, "The Madhouse Effect" (October 19, 2016)

Dr. Michael Mann joins Matt in the studio to talk about his new book The Madhouse Effect. This episode is all about climate change and the creation of the book.

Marco Rubio Once Again Denies Climate Change as Florida's King Tides Inundate Streets (October 18, 2016)

Dan Zukowski writes for EcoWatch about Senator Marco Rubio's conitnued denial of human-caused climate change. Dr. Mann's science is mentioned

Climate Change Crisis The Key election Issue (October 18, 2016)

Jack Dresser for The Register-Guard writes about the importance of the climate change crisis in the election. Both parties are not addressing the problem correctly. 

Deniers club: Meet the people clouding the climate change debate (October 18, 2016)

This article for the Columbia University Press Blog is a modified version of an article for the Washington where Post Dr. Mann and Tom Toles name the 9 most prominent climate deniers. This...

Episode #54 | The Madhouse Effect - Dr. Mann (October 17, 2016)

In this Episode of Straight Talk MD Dr. Mann talks about climate change science and why a small minority of industry-funded scientists and politicians continue to deny the root of climate change....

Michael Mann on Election 2016: Climate is on the Ballot! (October 17, 2016)

In this interview with Climate Talk Radio, Dr. Mann's thought on the choices on the ballot and what it means for the planet.

Q & A about the Gulf Stream System slowdown and the Atlantic 'cold blob' (October 14, 2016)

Stefan Rahmstorf conducts a Q&A about the issues discussed in the Reykjavik Arctic Circle Assembly on RealClimate.org 

Science in the Cross hairs - Science Friday (October 14, 2016)

Read and Listen to Dr. Mann's interview on NPR Science Friday at the links below. 

Climate Denial Collides with Extreme Weather (October 14, 2016)

John Hocevar writes for Greenpeace about the conflict between the extreme weather occuring and the push back from climate deniers.  

Evening News Programs, USA Today Ignore Climate Change Context of Hurricane Matthew (October 13, 2016)

In an article written my Denise Robbins for Media Matters she discusses how many of the broadcast network's evening news programs did not address climate change in their coverage of Hurricane...

Hillary Clinton and Al Gore connect Hurricane Matthew with climate change in Florida (October 12, 2016)

Lacy Cooke of Inhabit.com writes about how Hillary Clinton and Al Gore believe that Hurricane Matthew was worsened because of human caused climate change. Dr. Mann is quoted agreeing with Clinton and...

The First Signs Of a Political Climate Change Consensus Are Appearing in Florida (October 11, 2016)

In an article written for fastcoexist.com, Jessica Leber discusses why voters in Florida are starting to prioritize environmental concerns after the Hurricane and other disastrous environmental...

Hurricane Sandy-level flooding is rising so sharply that it could become normal (October 11, 2016)

Oliver Milman from The Guardian discusses findings of research into hurricanes, the spread of wildfires, and the early arrival of spring show that America is already deep into the impacts of...

Trump Touts "Clean Coal" in Second debate (October 10, 2016)

Randy Showstack writes for Eos about the Republican presidential candidate sollution of clean coal to fix climate change. Trump also attacked regulation on energy production by the...

Would you vote for someone who thinks the earth is flat (October 10, 2016)

Phil Plait with Slate.com warns voters against voting for climate change deniers. He encourages people to look into candidates at all levels. Dr. Mann agrees. 

Climate studies: New York City flood risk will triple, Western wildfires have doubled (October 10, 2016)

Climate change may be behind the rise in extreme events, say scientists and the numbers support that relationship in an article written by Eva Botkin-Kowacki for The Christian Science Monitor.

Katharine Hayoe, a Climate Explainer Who Stays Above the Storm (October 10, 2016)

John Schwartz writes for The New York Times about Katharine Hayhoe. Dr. Hayhoe is a climate scientist who works to spread the word about climate change in Texas.

Will Climate Change Come Up In The Second Presidential Debate (October 8, 2016)

Andrew Seifter discusses whether or not climate change will come up in the second presidential debate and its importance in the election.

Now, Every Storm is a Climate Change Storm (October 7, 2016)

Thom Hartmann writes for Alternet about the climate change crisis. He explains how storms like Hurricane Matthew are becoming stronger and more severe. Dr. Mann's quote to the Huffington...

A Science Podcast with Greg Laden and Mike Haubrich (October 7, 2016)

In this Ikonokast Podcast Dr. Mann and Greg Laden dicsusses climate change and hurricane Matthew. Watch video at link below.  

Dr. Michael Mann: National Hurricane Center Data is Available to the Public (October 7, 2016)

Dr. Michael E. Mann talks to Michael Smerconish about cliams by Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh that the National Hurricane Center has a monopoly on hurricane data. Listen to the entire...

As Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida, What Will it Do To NASA (October 7, 2016)

Phil Plait writes for Slate about the damage Hurricane Matthew could do to the NASA space station in Florida. Dr. Mann's research explaining how global warming has strengthened this storm is...

Removing CO2 From the Air Only Hope for Fixing Climate Change, New Study Says (October 6, 2016)

A new study says that without 'negative emissions' to help return atmospheric CO2 to 350 ppm, future generations could face costs that 'may become to heavy to bear'. 

Dr. Michael E Mann's interview with Democracy Now (October 6, 2016)

Check out Dr. Mann's two part interview with Democracy Now!. In the first segment Dr. Mann discusses Hurricane Matthew. In part two of the interview Dr. Mann discuses the consequences...

Hurricane Matthew's Strength is Yet Another Climate Change Indicator (October 5, 2016)

In this article written by Lydia O'Connor for The Huffington Post she discusses how unusual it is to have a storm like this to hit in October proving that climate change has a great impact on...

How Will Rising Temperatures Change Baseball (October 4, 2016)

The summer heat continues to break records and affecting all outdoor sports, but how will the rising temperatures change baseball. Dr. Mann's climate science is mentioned in the article....

Planet at its hottest in 115,000 years thanks to climate change, experts say (October 4, 2016)

Global warming is said to be bringing temperatures last seen during an interglacial era, when sea level was 6-9 meters (20-30ft) higher than today. Dr. Mann's science is mentioned in the article...

Yes - Donald Trump IS A Threat To The Planet (October 3, 2016)

Dr. Mann writes for The Huffington Post about the dangers Presidental candidate Donald Trump poses to the environment. 

What Climate Sensitivity? (October 3, 2016)

Dr. Mann and Stefan Rahmstorf answer the Earth 101 climate question of What is Climate Sensitivity? Watch their answer below.  

Your Call: Climate change policies in the US (October 3, 2016)

Dr. Mann discusses climate change and The Madhouse Effect on KALW 91.7 FM San Fran. The other guest on the radio at the time was Noah Diffenbaugh, professor in the School fo Earth, Energy, and...

Climate change damage growing more pronounced across globe (October 2, 2016)

Climate change damage is happening so rapidly that the Paris treat goals for limiting warming may already be unattainable. Dr. Mann's science and new book are mentioned in this article in...

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change (September 29, 2016)

Bobby Magill of Climate Central discusses the importance of reservoirs in climate change. According to a new study the world's reservoirs are resposnible for 1.3 percent of global man-made...

A 2-million year climate history of Earth has disturbing implications (September 26, 2016)

An exhaustive look back at Earth's climate history suggests global warming may be worse than we thought. Dr. Mann's research is mentioned in this article by Andrew Freedman on mashable.com....