2017 News & Interviews

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....

We just lived through the hottest summer in recorded history (September 23, 2016)

Joe Romm from ThinkProgress discusses how the world just survived the hottest summer in thousands of years. Dr. Mann's science is quoted in this article. 

Tough Love is Needed on Climate Change (September 20, 2016)

It is too late to prevent the warming of the globe, but with some quick and tough action we can slow it down. Dr. Mann's science is mentioned in this article by Gregg Zoroya in USA Today.

There are two sides to the climate argument, the facts and the falsehoods (September 19, 2016)

In this article about the carbon dioxide/climate argument, Tom Toles mentions the book he and Dr. Mann wrote together, The Madhouse Effect. Linked the the article is an excerpt from the book.

Breaking the Climate Procrastination Habit: How to Bring on America the Sustainable (September 19, 2016)

Emily Schwartz Greco from Moyers & compnay writes about things that can be done to get the country on a renewable energy track. Dr. Michael Mann is quoted in the article.

Michael Mann's Hotlist of 9 Most Prominent Climate Deniers (September 19, 2016)

Michael Mann writes for EcoWatch listing his most prominent climate deniers. 

Hypocrisy, They Name Is Climate Change Denial (September 19, 2016)

Dr. Mann wrote an article for the Huffington Post on the the hypocrisy behind climate deniers.

Donald Trump's new economic policy plan would be devastating to the climate (September 15, 2016)

Natasha Geiling from Think Progress discusses the climate repercussions of Donald Trump newest economic policy.The plan, released Thursday, shows an extreme lack of climate action. For example he...

Sea Ice in Arctic Shrinks to Second Lowest Level on Record (September 15, 2016)

In an article on ABC News, Seth Borenstein discusses yet another ominous signal of global warming.This summer the sea ice in the arctic shrank to the its second lowest level since scientists...

Climate change made Louisiana's catastrophic floods much more likely (September 9, 2016)

Oliver Milman of The Guardian discusses a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration which discovered that human-derived rising temperatures increased the risk of the natural...

Climate Scientist Fights Critics with Comedy (September 6, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview with Sandy Hausman on his new book The Madhouse Effect.

EXPOSED: Fox News Scrubs Climate Change Mention From Article About Tropical Storm Hermine (September 6, 2016)

In an article about Hurricane Hermine over the weekend, Fox News acknowledged the impacts of climate change. Hours later they went back on the message and erased all mentions of global warming from...

The Prism Podcast: Exploring the Spectrum of Science (September 5, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview on The Madhouse Effect, climate communication, and more w/ Clay and Grant of Prism Podcast

Storm Hermine's damage fueled by global warming, scientists say (September 4, 2016)

Scientists, including Dr. Michael Mann, believe that the sea level rise caused by global warming is creating more flooding after major storms like hurricane Hermine this week.

The Latest: Storm surge likely up coast from Virginia to NJ (September 3, 2016)

This article gives the latest details on tropical storm Hermine.Dr. mann is quoted.