News, Interviews & Commentaries

Pioneering Black Scientist to Win Nobel Prize of Climate Change (February 12, 2019)

Marlene Cimons, writing for Popular Science, recognizes climate scientist Warren Washington as he will be awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. 

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Q&A (February 12, 2019)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's question and answer about being selected as the 2019 Tyler Prize Laureate.

‘The most villainous act in the history of human civilisation.’ Michael E Mann speaks out (February 12, 2019)

Samantha Page, for Cosmos Magazine, talks with the renowned US climate scientist and Tyler Prize winner.

Tyler Prize Awarded to Climate Scientists Washington and Mann (February 12, 2019)

Randy Showstack, writing for EOS, recognizes Warren Washington and Michael Mann for their efforts to advance climate change knowledge through their research and in public policy. 

Why are thousands of students striking from school? (February 11, 2019)

Clementine de Pressigny, writing for Vice, explains why students are ditching school to demand action against climate change. 

Why Millennial Listen When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks (February 11, 2019)

Jackson Schroeder of The University Network explains why millennials identify with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Mike Mann on the Arctic Methane Bomb (February 9, 2019)

Peter Sinclair, writing for The Climate Denial Crock of the Week talks with Dr. Mann.

The Coldest Recorded Years That Earth Has Suffered All Occurred At Least 90 Years Ago (February 9, 2019)

Kristine Moore Writer for The Inquisitr explains that the coldest year on record was 1904, with the coldest years on record all occurring over 90 years ago.

Climate Change Denial Groups Push Campaign to Tie 'Green New Deal' to Fyre Festival (February 8, 2019)

Davis Richardson, writing for the Observer, explains why climate change deniers are trying to connect the Green New Deal to the Fyre Festival.

The Polar Vortex, explained (February 6, 2019)

Sarah Gibbens from National Geographic explains the polar vortex.

Green New Dealers Call for Turning 'Rage Into Action' After Trump Refuses to Even Say Word 'Climate' in SOTU (February 6, 2019)

Jessica Corbett, writing for Common Dreams, explains how people are reacting to Trump refusing to say the word 'Climate'.

The State of Climate Policy in 2019 (February 5, 2019)

Penn State distinguished Professor of atmospheric science, Michael Mann's interview with MSNBC where he summarizes the past year in climate policy, and the impact of President Trump's...

The What Matters Most Podcast (February 4, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann joins Paul Samuel Dolman on his 500th episode celebratory podcast. 

Using The Big Freeze To Deny Climate Change...Stupidity Or Cynicism? (February 2, 2019)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's new op-ed in The Guardian on the reaction to the polar vortex and why it reminds us how important it is to have a citizenry who can distinguish between scientific fact and...

It's damn cold, but heat records in the U.S. still dominate (February 1, 2019)

Mark Kaufman, writing for Mashable, explains how just because there were extreme cold temperatures across much of the east coast, the U.S. is still beating heat records. 

The Energy 202: EPA adds researcher who calls climate science 'murky' to key advisory board (February 1, 2019)

Dino Grandoni for The Washington Post explains how dangerous the new EPA researcher is to climate science.

Think this polar vortex was cold? It should have been colder (February 1, 2019)

Andrew Revkin, writing for The National Geographic explains how the science proves that colder naps will occur more often over longer timescales. 

How Arctic warming may have blasted us with the polar vortex (January 31, 2019)

Andrew Freedman, writing for Axios, explains how warming can actually explain the polar vortex in the U.S.

Scientists defend Ocasio-Ortez's warning that we have 12 years to avert climate catastrophe (January 31, 2019)

Joseph Romm for Think Progress explains how only deep cuts in carbon pollution will save the world from the incoming climate disaster.

How global Warming May Be Behind the Deep Freeze - Or Not (January 30, 2019)

Alan Neuhauser, writing for U.S. News and World Report, explains how global warming is behind the deep freeze. 

Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What's going on? (January 30, 2019)

Doyle Rice, writing for USA Today, explains how climate change is connecting all of the extreme weather across the globe.

Polar vortex event' brings subzero temps to U.S - and it could become more common (January 30, 2019)

Stephen Johnson, writing for Big Think, explains how this polar vortex could become more common.

How does global warming explain the extremely gold weather? Here's what experts say (January 30, 2019)

Herb Scribner for Deseret News explains how global warming can explain the polar vortex in the United States.

Extreme cold gripping Midwest does not debunk global warming, experts say (January 30, 2019)

Jim Rainey of NBC News debunks the myth that the extreme cold is not proof of climate change.

Trump always dismisses climate change when it's cold. Not so fast, experts say (January 29, 2019)

Chris Mooney, writing for The Washington Post, explains why you cannot dismiss climate change when it's cold.

Climate Change Crisis - Murray's Green Basin Almost Dusty Outback (January 25, 2019)

The Irish Examiner explains how climate change is affecting the biomes around the world.

Are We Headed Toward the Worst-Case Climate Change Scenario? (January 25, 2019)

Kate Wheeling, writing for Pacific Standard explains how we could be headed to the worst-case climate change scenario.

2018 was the Earth's fourth-warmest year on record (January 25, 2019)

New York Post explains how last year only came in fourth hottest because of natural yearly variability.

High heat but no record: 2018 was the 4th warmest year on Earth (January 24, 2019)

Seth Borenstein for the Associated Press explains how even though 2018 was extremely warm, it was only the 4th warmest year on Earth.

Study shows dramatic increase in melting of Greenland ice sheet, and raises fears of accelerating feedbacks (January 23, 2019)

Dr. Mann's interview with CBC Nova Scotia about the dramatic increase in melting of Greenland's ice sheet. 

What does '12 years to save the planet' really mean? (January 23, 2019)

Sami Grover, writing for Tree Hugger, explains how long we actually have to save the planet.

The World's Oceans Flunk the 10 Year Challenge (January 22, 2019)

Audrey McNamara, writing for The Daily Beast explains the difference in the world's oceans over the last ten years.

Annie Proulx on the best books to understand climate change (Jan 21, 2019)

Annie Proulx, writing for The Guardian, mentions The Madhouse Effect as on of the best books to understand climate change. 

Dear Mr. President, that's not how global warming works (January 20, 2019)

Deanna Paul of The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang, explains how global actually works. 

How to talk about climate change to someone on a "Flat Earth Cruise" (January 19, 2019)

Steve Hanley, writing for Clean Technica, explains how to talk about climate change to someone who does not believe in climate change. 

Scientists say Trump's first 2 years have been fatal for a livable climate (January 18, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explained how detrimental Trump's presidency has been for the climate.  

The Agenda with Steve Paikin (January 14, 2019)

Dr. Mann talked about what it's like to be studying and communicating the greatest threat to human civilization, on the Canadian public affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin on...

16 Sustainability Leaders Weigh In: How YOU Can Help To Reverse Global Warming (January 12, 2019)

Ryan Hagan, writing for Crowdsourcing Sustainability explains how the general public can impact climate change.

Flat Earth Cruise Proves Why Humans Will Absolutely, Positively Destroy The Earth (January 10, 2019)

Steve Hanley from Clean Technica explains how humans can absolutely destroy the planet. 

Michael Mann on Climate Change - Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren (January 10, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann's talked climate change with with Greta Van Susteren on Voice of America. 

Trump's aim on climate should make you quiver (January 9, 2019)

The latest opinion piece from The Madhouse Effect co-author, Tom Toles.

More coal-fired power plants have closed under Trump than in Obama's first term (January 7, 2019)

Bill Weir, from CNN, and Dr. Michael Mann talk climate change and energy policy. 

More Fake Climate Science (January 6, 2019)

Aaron Burgess' letter to the editor in the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. 

Climate Change? You're Not Powerless (January 2, 2019)

Susan Atkinson's commentary for The Salt Lake Tribune with a shout-out for The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars.   

Bill McKibben Has A New Year's Message About Climate Change - Act Quickly (January 1, 2019)

Steve Hanley, writing for Clean Technica, explains Bill McKibben's new years climate resolution. 

How Climate Changed Ravaged the World in 2018 (January 1, 2019)

Emmanuel Bedejo's report for the Independent Nigeria on climate change's impacts on the planet.

This Year's Natural Disasters Show Climate Change's Dire Consequences Are Already Here (December 30, 2018)

Sarah Ruiz-Grossman from Huffington Post explains how climate change consequences are already apparent. 

Not too late to reverse climate change damage (December 28, 2018)

Rick Johnson letter to the editor in the Northwest Herald about the possibilities for reversing climate change.