News, Interviews & Commentaries

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.