News, Interviews & Commentaries

'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Biblical Flooding in Midwest (March 15, 2019)

Chris D'Angelo, writing for the Huffington Post, explains why more than 10 million people were reportedly under flood warnings on Friday.

Students march on U.S. Capitol, demanding lawmakers act on climate change (March 15, 2019)

E.A. Crunden writing for Think Progress explains why there is no doubt that climate change is the greatest issue of our time. 

Can climate optimism survive reality? (March 15, 2019)

Sami Grover, writing for Tree Hugger, explains how there is no way we can 'fix' climate change. 

School climate strikes draw thousands to the streets in cities around the globe (March 15, 2019)

Giff Witte, Luisa Beck, Brady Dennis, and Sarah Kaplan for The Washington Post explains why students are striking in the streets. 

'There's a sense that we have to act now': No time to waste in tackling climate change, experts say at Penn State (March 14, 2019)

Lauren Muthler of Centre Daily Times describes what Penn State experts are saying about climate change.  

PA Auditor General hosts first public hearing on response to climate change (March 14, 2019)

Check out the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Climate Crisis hearing at Penn State.  

An Open Letter Endorsing the Global School Strike for Climate (March 14, 2019)

Michael Lemonick, writing for Scientific American, explains why more than 240 scientists have already signed a document supporting students around the world in their demand for bold action to make...

Climate study warns of vanishing safety window - here's why (March 12, 2019)

Stephen Leahy, writing for National Geographic, explains how a new climate study explains how the safety window for climate is vanishing.

School lessons increasingly a target for climate skeptics (March 6, 2019)

Mike Melia, for Associated Press explain why climate change deniers are targeting school lessons.

Media should not give climate deniers a platform (March 5, 2019)

Jim Salinger and Michael Mann's commentary in the New Zealand Herald.

Nero Drilling While Rom Burns: U.S. Oil and Gas Production Soars in Trump's Second Year (February 28, 2019)

John Plat, writing for the Revelator explains how and wy oil and gas production has risen.

Dr. Michael Mann #510 - The What Matters Most Podcast (February 28, 2019)

Dr. Mann's recent podcast interview with Paul Samuel Dolman. 

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are quietly helping Big Oil destroy the climate (February 28, 2019)

This must-read piece by Joseph Romm for Climate Progress explains how big tech companies are destroying the climate. 

Could Climate Change Destroy the World Faster than We Thought (February 28, 2019)

Dr. Mann's latest interview with Thom Hartman on climate change and global warming predictions. 

Could a Nobel Prize for Climate Change Save the Planet (February 27, 2019)

Nexus Media and Eco watch explain how one couple is petitioning to create a Nobel Prize for climate change. 

The worst-cast scenario for global warming just got 14 degrees worse (February 26, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress explains how the worst-case scenario for global warming has changed.  

Meet The Ostriches Under Consideration For Trump's Anti-Science Climate Panel (February 26, 2019)

Chris D'Angelo, writing for Huffington Post explains Trump's anti-science climate panel.

'A World Without Clouds. Think About That A Minute' (February 25, 2019)

Jessica Corbett, writing for Common Dreams explains how a new study details the possibility of a devastating climate feedback loop.

Climate change: CO2 emissions fall in 18 countries with strong policies, study fiends (February 25, 2019)

Nicole Mortillaro, writing for CBC explains how strong policies are showing an effect on CO2 emissions in some countries. 

Dr. Mann Climate Scientist, The Green New Deal, & Taking Back the Power in 2020 (February 22, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann's interview on tackling the climate change crisis with Amanda J Nesheiwat for The Green Revolution Show. 

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises' (February 21, 2019)

Arthur Nelsen, writing for Guardian, explains the food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia, and Haiti.

Donald Trump Picks Climate Change Denier to Head Committee on Threat of Global Warming: Scientists React (February 21, 2019)

Kashmira Gander, writing for Newsweek explains the decision behind Trump's pick for committee on threat of global warming. 

Reconstructing Four Centuries of Temperature-Induced Coral Bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef (February 21, 2019)

New article by Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and other scientists in Frontiers in Marine Science. 

Honoring Climate Pioneers: A Prestigious Prize Goes to Scientists Who Broke New Ground (February 21, 2019)

Julia Travers, writing for Inside Philanthropy explains why a prestigious prize went to scientists who broke new ground this year.  

Trump climate change panel set to be led by scientist who compared denomination of carbon dioxide to Holocaust (February 21, 2019)

Chris Baynes of The Independent explains why the new choice for climate change panel is dangerous. 

How Google, Microsoft, and Big Tech Are Automating the Climate Crisis (February 21, 2019)

Brian Merchant, writing for Gizmodo explains big technology companies are impacting the climate change crisis.  

'We are entering into an unprecedented climate' (February 20, 2019)

Check out Dr. Michael Mann's conversation with "Uninhabitable Earth" author David Wallace-Wells and the MSNBC Morning Joe crew. 

World-leading climate scientist who made 'global warming' a household term dies age 87 (February 19, 2019)

Sean Morrison of the London Evening, explains Wallace Smith Broecker's death and how his life impacted climate science.

Global Warming Pioneer Wallace Smith Broecker, the 'Grandfather of Climate Science',' Dies at 87 (February 19, 2019)

Hannah Osborne, writing for the Newsweek, explains how Wallace Smith Broecker was considered the 'Grandfather of Climate Science'.  

Wallace Broecker, 87, Dies; Sounded Early Warning on Climate Change (February 19, 2019)

John Schwartz, writing for the New York Times, explains Dr. Wallace S. Broeker's research into the oceans, the atmosphere and the planet's ice gave him a deep understanding of global warming...

The Uninhabitable Earth' puts words to a future you don't want to live in (February 19, 2019)

Kate Yoder, writing for Grist explains how the earth could be entering a future we do not want to live in.

Nerd Nite Comes To State College (February 19, 2019)

Kristine Allen, from WPSU, describes the Nerd Nite event in State College. 

Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87 (February 18, 2019)

Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press describes Wallace Smith Broecker's death is important. 

Was climate change a factor in Hurricane Michael’s strength? The answer is complicated (February 17, 2019)

Collin Breaux, writing for the Panama City News Herald explains how climate change impacted Hurricane Michael. 

How a 7th-grader's strike against climate change exploded into a movement (February 16, 2019)

Sarah Kaplan, from the Washington Post, explains how a 7th grader started a climate change movement. 

A land once under water (February 14, 2019)

The Daily Hampshire Gazette explains Julie Brigham-Grette's geological journey through the past 20,000 years.   

APS Member Michael Mann Shares 2019 Tyler Prize (February 14, 2019)

Leah Poffenberger explains how Michael Mann is recognized for exceptional achievement in environmental research, sharing the award with Warren Washington. 

A reason to hope - Pioneering climate scientist recognized with environmental achievement award (February 14, 2019)

Angela K Evens, writing for Boulder Weekly, explained how scientists Warren Washington and Dr. Mann were recognized with environmental achievement award.

Roses Are Red, but Could They Be Greener? (February 14, 2019)

Lisa Friedman, Kendra Pierre-Louis and Jillian Mock explain the Green New Deal.

McConnell pushes symbolic vote in favor of drowning American cities (February 13, 2019)

Dan Desai Martin, writing for Shareblue Media, explains why senate majority leader Mitch McConnell put on record that his party is not interested in saving the planet. 

A pioneer and a warrior in climate science to share 2019 Tyler Prize (February 13, 2019)

Peter Dykstra writing for Environmental Health News congratulates climatologists Warren Washington and Michael Mann on having the courage and commitment to inform and advance public...

The House Science Committee Just Held a Helpful Hearing on Climate Science for the First Time in Years (February 13, 2019)

Francie Diep, writing for Pacific Standard, explains how only once members agree that climate change is real, can they start talking about what to do.

The Green New Deal Has Put Climate Change Denial Out to Pasture (February 13, 2019)

Charles Pierce, writing for Esquire, explains how Republicans have pivoted to actually talking-about-talking-about a solution.   

Why More Heat Means The End Of The Predictable World As We Know It (February 13, 2019)

Lance Olsen, writing for The Mountain Journal, explains how by not confronting the causes of climate change, we're setting ourselves up for huge economic and ecological impacts.

Green New Deal & Winning the Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievement w/ Michael Mann (February 13, 2019)

Dr. Mann's interview with Sam Seder on the Green New Deal and winning the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

When Warren Washington created the first climate model, he had no idea how necessary it was. He just won the 'Nobel Prize for the environment.' (February 12, 2019)

Aylin Woodward, for Business Insider, explains how necessary Warren Washington's creation of the first climate model was to history.