News, Interviews & Commentaries

Report: Pruitt leading formal EPA review of climate science (June 30, 2017)

Gavin Bade, writing for Utility Dive, explains how EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will use 'red team, blue team' exercises to conduct a lengthy review of climate science. 

Scientists Who Have Had Enough (June 30, 2017)

Andrew Kreighbaum of Inside Higher Ed discusses how professors and others withs cience backgrounds are running for Congress, to try and reverse Trump and Republican leaders policies.

Climate Change up Close: Southern Poor Counties to Suffer (June 29, 2017)

Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer for U.S. News writes about an extensive first-of-its-kind study says global warming is likely to hit southern and poorer US counties harder.

Three years to safeguard our climate (June 28, 2017)

Dr. Mann joins Christiana Figueres and colleagues in setting urgent milestones to bend global carbon emissions down by 2020. Read about it via Nature News and Comment.

World has three years to save humanity from climate change, experts warn (June 28, 2017)

Ian Johnston of The Independent explains why experts say the world only has three years to start making significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. 

Guy McPherson and the end of humanity (not) (June 28, 2017)

Jim Renwick at Hot Topic NZ discusses why we should disregard false prophecies of unavoidable doom that are based on bad science and misguided principles.

Shirtloads of Science: Climate Science Debate (June 26, 2017)

Dr. Mann joins Christopher Wright in talking climate science and politics with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki in latest episode of Shirtloads Of Science.

Don't Be Fooled By The Gentler Tone Of Charles Koch's Climate-Change Denial (June 26, 2017)

Alexander Charles Kaufman of Huffington Post discusses how the billionaire GOP megadonor embraces climate science just enough to not sound like an extremist.

House Science Committee's taxpayer-funded email newsletter now features Breitbart, other deniers (June 23, 2017)

Natasha Geiling of Think Progress discusses how the daily news email is compiled by an outside firm and sent to members and staff as a resource. 

Michael Mann interview with Roundhouse Radio (June 22, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Roundhouse Radio on The Madhouse Effect and more.  

Writer wrong about Climate (June 20, 2017)

Dr. Mann's Letter to the Editor in the Findlay Courier.  Dr. Mann is responding to more boilerplate climate change denial. 

Michael Mann: Climate Change Makes Extremes more Likely (June 19, 2017)

Peter Sinclair's YouTube video on Dr. Mann and other scientist who have become more adept at attributing the increased likelihood of specific events to climate change. 

Mann receives Schneider award for outstanding climate science communication (June 19, 2017)

A'ndrea Elyse Messer of Penn State announces Dr. Mann's appointment of the Schneider award for outstanding climate science communication.

Congratulations to Michael E. Mann (June 19, 2017)

Glenn Branch and The National Center for Science Education congratulate Dr. Michael E. Mann on receiving the Stephen H. Schneider award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication for 2017.

Michael Mann Receives a Schneidy! (June 19, 2017)

Greg Laden of Science Blogs explains why Dr. Michael E. Mann received the seventh annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communications from Climate One at the...

Shirtloads of Science: Dr. Michael Mann & the Hockey Stick Graph (June 18, 2017)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's interview with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki on his show Shirtloads of Science.

Is It So Bad If the World Gets A Little Hotter? Uh, Yeah (June 16, 2017)

Peter Brannen of explains humans inability to survive climate change and why it is so bad that the globe is warming at such a high rate. 

Climate Change Truth (June 14, 2017)

Read Dr. Michael Mann's Letter to the Editor published in Curry Costal Pilot. Dr. Mann debunks an climate change denier from Oregon.

How a scheme to discredit climate science spread from conservative media to the EPA chief (June 12, 2017)

Kevin Kalhoeffer of Media Matters explains the new "red team/blue team" idea for reviewing climate science

'Flammable Ice' Harvesting Could Spell Trouble for the Climate (June 11, 2017)

Tia Ghose, senior writer for Live Science, discusses how a form of methane known as flammable ice that can finally be harvested en masse could be worsening global warming.

Editor of New 'Sham Journal' Is Climate Science Denier With Ties to Heartland Institute (June 11, 2017)

Graham Readfearn of Desmog Blog discovered a new journal led by a climate science denier.

Moving Forward (June 11, 2017)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's op-ed in The Roanoke Times explaining how he is moving forward after being targeted by former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.

Michael Mann, Penn State University - Extreme Weather and Climate Change (June 8, 2017)

David Hopper, writer for Academic Minute, interviewed Dr. Michael E. Mann. Listen to the interview at the link before.

States and cities stand with Paris, not Trump (June 8, 2017)

Henry Goodwin of The World Weekly discusses how some US states and cities have pledged to adhere to the Paris Accords, despite Trump's withdrawal. 

Could climate change shut down the Gulf Stream? (June 7, 2017)

Renee Cho of explains how global warming can accelerate the rate of cataclysmic events like superstorms, tornadoes, and deep freezes in the Gulf Stream.

Climate Change and the Minnesota Governor's Race (June 6, 2017)

Joseph A. Palermo, contributor for The Huffington Post explains why Dr. Mann is endorsing Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto. 

In The Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement, The Koch Brothers' Campaign Becomes Overt (June 5, 2017)

Jane Mayer of The New Yorker discusses how the Koch Brothers' influence-buying and efforts to keep the U.S. from embracing climate change legislation has become more obvious.

US states and cities likely to achieve emission reductions despite exit from accord (June 3, 2017)

In Dr. Mann's interview with ABC News Radio he explains how despite President Trumps removal from the Paris Accord, cities and states around the country are sticking to the plans laid out in...

Dr. Michael Mann Responds to Senator Rand Paul's Climate Claims (June 2, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Michael Smerconish via Sirius XM Radio

Concern for future after Trump's Paris climate accord exit (June 2, 2017)

Vincent Pauly, Herald Times Reporter, expresses his concerns about President Trump deciding to pull out of the Paris climate accord. 

Top Climate Scientist, Journalist & Activists Blast Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Accord (June 2, 2017)

Dr. Mann attends a roundtable discussion hosted by Democracy Now.  They discussed President Trumps announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.

Second Biggest Jump in Annual CO2 Levels Reported as Trump Leaves Paris Climate Agreement (June 1, 2017)

Bob Berwyn of InsideClimate News says NOAA released its annual update on greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and found a large increase in 2016.

Interview with Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC (June 1, 2017)

Dr. Mann's MSNBC interview earlier today with Andrea Mitchell Reports about the Paris climate accord and the continued denial of climate change.

Interview with WBNY Buffalo State on climate change, Trump, and The Madhouse Effect (May 28, 2017)

Listen to Dr. Mann's interview with Buffalo State radio station 91.3 FM. 

Comparison of Low-Frequency Internal Climate Variability in CMIP5 Models and Observations (May 27, 2017)

Dr. Mann's newest article on the American Meteorological Society's Journal of Climate. Co Authors include Anson H. Cheung, Byron A. Steinman, Leela M. Frankcombe, Matthew H. England, and...

Global climate projections help civil engineers plan (May 25, 2017)

John Abraham of The Guardian discusses a new study that helps civil engineers account for ongoing climate change in infrastructure design.

Scientists Getting Filthy Rich On Climate Change? Here Are The Facts (May 25, 2017)

Anthony Sharwood, writing for Huffington Post Australia, explains that scientists are not in it for the money.

Trump’s budget: A new foundation for climate catastrophe (May 24, 2017)

Joe Romm of Climate Progress discusses budget director Mick Mulvaney and his claim that the budget targets spending on climate change.

Trump’s budget: A new foundation for climate catastrophe (May 24, 2017)

Joe Romm of Climate Progress discusses budget director Mick Mulvaney and his claim that the budget targets spending on climate change.

New Video: Despite Dilbert, it’s Data, not Models (May 23, 2017)

Peter Sinclair of Climate Denial Crock of the Week explains how data trumps models.

If You Believe in Science You Must Now Make Your Voice Heard

Those of us who care about science and the role that science plays in our larger public discourse and those who care about environmental stewardship and a sustainable path forward must now make our...

Stalling of planetary waves makes us more prone to droughts and floods (May 20, 2017)

Urmi Goswami, writer for The Economic Times, explains how new research shows a direct link between extreme weather events and human-caused climate change and the role of planetary waves.

Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas Has a Problem with Science and With Voters (May 20, 2017)

Sharon Lerner at the discusses why Congressman Smith is facing a wave of outrage of his constinutients in Texas.

Penn Staters' voices heard at science march in Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2017)

Matt Carroll writes about the more than 130 members of the Penn State and State College communities that traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Science March.

Under Fire, Climate Scientists Unite with Lawyers to Fight Back (May 15, 2017)

Lawyers are building networks to respond to attempts to subvert research and threaten scientists in government and academia, an article by John Schwartz of the New York Times. 

Transcript: If You Believe in Science You Must Now Make Your Voice Heard (May 13, 2017)

The transcript of Dr. Mann's commencement address at Green Mountain College in Vermont. 

Video: If You Believe in Science You Must Now Make Your Voice Heard (May 13, 2017)

Watch Dr. Mann's commencement address at Green Mountain College

Interview with Michael Smerconish (May 9, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Michael Smerconish of Sirius XM Radio on Climate change, false balance, Bret Stephens, and The New York Times.