News, Interviews & Commentaries

If You See Something, Say Something

The overwhelming consensus among climate scientists is that human-caused climate change is happening. Yet a fringe minority of our populace clings to an irrational rejection of well-established...

Super Typhoon Haiyan and the Realities of a Warmed World

Super Typhoon Haiyanhas only just passed, and the devastation cannot yet even be fully understood. (With that in mind, please consider a donation to an assisting charity, such as the Philippine Red...

Climate-Change Deniers Must Stop Distorting the Evidence

It happens every six years or so: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes its assessment of the current state of scientific understanding regarding human-caused climate change...

Reality and threats of climate change are clear

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli certainly has some odd characters coming to his defense in this paper for his attempts to go after climate scientists like myself.

Climate scientists and smear campaigns

Imagine you are sitting in your office simply doing your job and a nasty e-mail pops into your inbox accusing you of being a fraud. You go online and find that some bloggers have written virulent...

A science-free Congress?

To our dismay, and the nation’s detriment, self-described climate change deniers – strongly supported by fossil-fuel interests — continue to mislead Congress and the public. In...

Get the anti-science bent out of politics

As a scientist, I shouldn't have a stake in the upcoming midterm elections, but unfortunately, it seems that I -- and indeed all my fellow climate scientists -- do.

It's the Critics of Warming Who Lack Credibility

Patrick J. Michaels spreads falsehoods and innuendo against mainstream climate scientists and he questions the integrity of various institutions including my own, Penn State University, simply...

E-mail furor doesn't alter evidence for climate change

I cannot condone some things that colleagues of mine wrote or requested in the e-mails recently stolen from a climate research unit at a British university. But the messages do not undermine the...

The 'Greatest Hox' Strikes Florida (October 10, 2018)

Check out this must-read The New York Times column from Nicholas Kristof.