News, Interviews & Commentaries

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.

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.

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.   

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.

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.

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...

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. 

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. 

'The most villainous act in the history of human civilization' Michael E Mann speaks out (February 12, 2019)

The renowned US climate scientist and Tyler Prize winner talks exclusively to Samantha Page for Cosmos.

Pioneers of climate science win "Nobel" prize for environment (February 12, 2019)

Mihai Andrei for ZME Science explains why Washington and Mann are the most deserving scientists to receive this award. 

Pioneers of climate science win “Nobel” prize for environment (February 12, 2019)

Mihai Andrei, writing for ZME Science, explains why Warren Washington and Michael Mann have been awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. 

Climate Scientist Dr. Michael Mann, Tyler Prize 2019 Laureate, Interview (February 12, 2019)

Jayde Lovell sits down with climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann, co-recipient of the 2019 Tyler Price for environmental achievement.

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

Marlene Cimons of Nexus Media announces that climate scientist Warren Washington will be awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Penn State news announces that Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for environmental achievement. 

Winning World War II wasn't socialism. Neither is the Green New Deal (February 12, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explains how the Green New Deal is not socialism. 

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.

Warren Washington and Michael Mann Awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Steve Hanley for Clean Technica congratulates Warren Washington and Michael Mann on their award.

Warren Washington & Michael Mann Awarded 2019 Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Steve Hanley, from Clean Technica, recognizes Warren Washington and Michael Mann on being awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

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 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. 

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.