News, Interviews & Commentaries

Let's stop the manipulation of science (November 29, 2016)

This article from the French newspaper Le Monde, discusses how a hundred scientists ask Europe and the international community to act against endocrine disrupting chemicals, because of their use for...

Six tips for creating a good climate change graphic (November 28 2016)

Roz Pidcock of discusses how to make a simple, eye-catching graphic about climate change with out compromising the science. Dr. Mann's hockey stick graphic is used as an example....

SpaceX wins NASA satellite contract amid talk of slashing earth science budget (November 25, 2016)

CNBC's Robert Ferris congratulates SpaceX on their win of a NASA contract to send a $112 million water-monitoring  satellite into orbit. Dr. Mann is quoted.

Trump will shift NASA's focus to space exploration and end climate change programs based on 'politicized science' (November 23, 2016)

Francesca Chambers, white house correspondent for, reveals that Trump wants to see space exploration as one of NASA's main goals. Shifting away from 'Earth-centric science'...

In post-election media, colorful thread develops on science - mainly climate science (November 18, 2016)

Steven T. Corneliussen of Physics Today writes about how Donald Trump could possible be "the first anti-science president we have ever had".   

Game over? Will Global Warming Be Even Worse Than We Think (November 18, 2016)

Scott Sutherland of The Weather Network discusses how climate change could get even worse than meteorologists previously thought. 

Climate change risks becoming the forgotten threat of the Trump era (November 17, 2016)

George Eaton of discusses how the US president''s multiple defects will distract from the greatest danger to our planet. Dr. Mann is quoted. 

'Global warming doesn't care about the election' (November 16, 2016)

In an article by Ian Johnston, the environment correspondent, Senior NASA scientists suggests that he may resign if Donald Trump tries to skew climate change research results. 

2016 will be the hottest year on record, UN says (November 14, 2016)

In Damian Carrington's article for the Guardian, World Meteorological Organization figures show global temperature is 1.2C above pre-industrial levels and will set a new high for the third year...

These people are literally having climate change nightmares (November 14, 2016)

Renee Lewis writes for about scientists and others who work with climate science's fears about the future impact of a warming earth. Dr. Mann's role in Before the Flood was...

Penn State's Michael Mann is 'cautiously optimistic' about Trump, climate change (November 14, 2016)

Leon Valsechi of the Center Daily Times discusses Dr. Mann's reasons to be cautiously optimistic about President-elects plans to approach climate change.

Trump win won't bring coal rebound, could block climate progress (November 12, 2016)

Ken Ward Jr. a staff writer for the Charleston Gazette-Mail writes how President-elect Donald Trump policies will not increase coal production as much the Coal Associations predict.

Science and technology under a Trump presidency (November 11, 2016)

Nsikan Akpan and Leigh Anne Tiffany discuss how apprehension has brewed among science and health minded communities since the election. 

Q&A Michael Mann on Trump, hockey sticks, Jagermeister regrets (November 11, 2016)

In a Q&A with Greenwire, Dr. Mann discusses why he believes Donald Trump's administration might be "game over" for climate change.

US physicist anxious over Trump administration (November 10, 2016)

US Scientists are responding to the President-Elect Donald Trump with anxiety ovr the stance that his administration will take on Science. Dr. Mann is mentioned. 

Trump's climate policies could mean 'game over' for the planet (November 10, 2016)

Chris Sommerfeldt of the New York Daily News discusses that if Trump lives up to his campaign promises that it could mean "game over" for the planet. Dr. Mann is quoted citing recently...

Climate Trumps Everything, No Matter Who Is President

Donald Trump should pursue climate action to achieve his own economic, jobs and competitiveness goals.

Climate Experts Weigh in on Trump's Election Win (November 9, 2016)

Andrea Thompson of climate central comments on the election of Donald Trump as the nation's next president. Dr. Mann shares his thoughts on a Trump Presidency. 

Energy world rocked by Trump win (November 9 2016)

Robin Bravender, and E&E News reporter discusses how the election results sent shock waves through the energy and environmental world. Dr. Mann is quoted in the article. 

Why one should NOT vote for Trump in America this Tuesday (November 7, 2016)

Bert Oliver posted an article in Thought Leader about the many reasons why voters in the United States should not vote for Donald Trump tomorrow Tuesday, November 8th. 

The Long-Term Environmental Impact of Short-Term Politics (November 4, 2016)

Peter Cannavo of The Huffington Post discusses the long term climate issues that could result from short sided political decisions today. 

Why The Left Doesn't Want A Carbon Tax (Or at Least Not This One) (November 3, 2016)

Kate Aronoff from In These Times discusses the battle over a Washington state ballot initiative to help curb future climate change. Dr. Michael Mann is quoted. 

Leo DiCaprio's new film 'Before the Flood' is a sweeping look at climate change (November 1, 2016)

Take a look at Leo DiCaprio's new film for free online. Dr. Mann has a spot light in the movie.

Murdoch's NatGeo goes all in on climate ahead of election (October 31, 2016)

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and The National Geographic Channel released two star-studded pro-climate-action documentaries yesterday in hopes of swaying voters before next weeks...

The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science (October 31, 2016)

Narrated by actor Emma Thompson the documentary "The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their wealth to deter action...

The Big Day (October 30, 2016)

"Before The Flood" premiered on October 30th, and is aired on the National Geographic Channel until November 6th. The creators of this documentary hope to influence their audience...

The Greenhouse Effect (October 28, 2016)

Dr. Mann's commentary on the new website for Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens's Before The Flood. 

Meteorology professor Michael E. Mann presents an in-depth view of climate change to Penn State students (October 25, 2016)

Darcy Pacheco from the Daily Collegian discusses Dr. Mann's guest lecture in the class, Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy. 

AGU Should Sever Its Ties with ExxonMobil (October 24, 2016)

Dr. Mann, Naomi Oreskes, and Kerry A. Emanuel write in the American Geophysical Union's newsletter about why they believe AGU and its funders should be held to the same standards of scrutiny...

Make-Or-Break Politics Of Climate: Mike Mann's Madhouse Effect (October 24th, 2016)

Sandy Dechert from CleanTechnica writes a glowing recommendation of Dr. Mann's new book, The Madhouse Effect

Your Call: Taking on the climate change denial industry (October 24, 2016)

Dr. Mann's interview today on KALW discussing The Madhouse Effect and taking listener calls. 

Climate Scientist Michael Mann's New Book Says Climate Denial is 'Driving Us Crazy' (October 21, 2016)

Nexus Media and ThinkProgress discuss how Dr. Mann and Tom Toles teamed up on their book The Madhouse Effect on how climate denial is making the world crazy. 

Royal Society accused of allowing 'anti-scientific goal baron' to preach benefits of global warming (October 20, 2016)

Ian Johnstan the environmental correspondent for sheds light on Britain's prestigious royal societies's beliefs on global warming. Dr. Mann is quoted.

The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer (October 20, 2016)

Brian Kahn and Andrea Thompson name the important climate questions that they believe the next President should answer. Dr. Mann poses a question as well. 

Leonardo DiCaprio crosses the globe in the climate change documentary 'Before the Flood' (October 20, 2016)

Robert Abele of the L.A. Times Reviews Leonardo DiCaprio's new climate change movie. Dr. Mann is mentioned in the article. 

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 

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 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, 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...