News, Interviews & Commentaries

This scientist keeps winning money from people who bet against climate change (October 19, 2018)

Mark Kaufman, for Mashable, explains how scientists are winning money from deniers.   

When US senator Jim Inhofe called climate change a hoax (October 19, 2018)

Brendan Montague, writing for The Ecologist, explains how Jim Inhofe called climate change a hoax.

Climate change key issue in elections (October 19, 2018)

Ron Adams letter to the editor in the Herald Review about how climate change is a key issue in the comings elections. 

What Urbanites Can Do To Slow Down Climate Change (October 18, 2018)

Laurie Winkless, writing for Forbes, explains how those living in cities can help slow down climate change.

UnNatural Disasters (October 18, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with KCBS Radio on the unnatural disasters the public is now dealing with as a result of human-caused climate change.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misses on storms, science, clean air (October 17, 2018)

Seth Borenstein, writing for the Associated Press, explains how Trump is misunderstanding climate change. 

Jeff Bezos wants 1 trillion humans in the solar system - and he thinks he knows how to get them there (October 16, 2018)

Andrew Buncombe of The Independent explains Jeff Bezos's plan for sending one trillion people into space.

A Fiscally Based Scale For Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge (October 16, 2018)

Dr. Mann's latest article in American Meteorological Society by Amanda Walker, David Titley, Dr. Mann and co-authors. 

President Trump Just Questioned Human-Made Climate Change In A TV Interview. Scientists Are Disturbed And Disappointed (October 15, 2018)

Zahra Hirji, writing for The Daily Beast, explains why scientists are disappointed with President Trump. 

The UN's Devastating Climate Change Report Was Too Optimistic (October 15, 2018)

Nafeez Ahmed, writing for Motherboard, explains why the UN climate change report was too optimistic. 

Climate deniers love to repeat this dead wrong talking point. Here's how to refute it. (October 15, 2018)

Mark Kaufman of Mashable explains how deniers are wrong about the carbon reality of the world. 

Yes -- Donald Trump IS A Threat To The Planet (October 15, 2018)

A commentary Dr. Mann wrote two years ago that has truly proven evergreen.

Marco Rubio Says He Won't 'Destroy Our Economy' For Climate Change (October 14, 2018)

Carla Baranauckas of the HuffPost explains Marco Rubio's position on climate change. 

Climate change and the science of communication (October 13, 2018)

Interesting commentary by Pecier Decierdo in the Manila Standard. 

What's Another Way to Say 'We're F-cked'? (October 12, 2018)

Jeff Goodell, writing for Rolling Stone, explains why one of the leading climate scientists of our time is warning the public of the horrifying possibility of sea-level rise.

Did global warming 'supercharge' Hurricane Michael? (October 12, 2018)

Doyle Rice of USA Today explains how global warming impacted Hurricane Michael. 

Most US newspapers failed to even mention the new IPCC climate change report (October 11, 2018)

This article from Red, Green, and Blue explains how US newspapers failed to mention the new IPCC climate change report.

Worst fears realized as winds and warm water turned Michael into a monster (October 11, 2018)

This article in the Portland Press Herald explains how Hurricane Michael is growing stronger. 

Hurricane Michael: The Data Behind Another Very Active Hurricane Season (October 11, 2018)

Tiffany Jeung of Inverse explains the science behind the recent Hurricane season.

U.N. warns climate change tipping point looms, but impact can be felt (October 11, 2018)

John Finnerty, writing for The Daily Item, explains why the climate change tipping point looms. 

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope (October 11, 2018)

Dharna Noor of The Real News Network writes about how there could possibly still be hope for the planet. 

New Climate Report Was Too Cautious, Some Scientists Say (October 11, 2018)

Scott Waldman for E&E News explains why scientists say the new climate report was too cautious.

Scientist warning over climate change and global warming (October 10, 2018)

The Hilltop Monitor article explains why scientists are warning the public about climate change. 

Individual action won't achieve 1.5℃ warming - social change is needed, as history shows (October 10, 2018)

Matthew Adams for The Conversation explains how we need more action to achieve 1.5 degrees of warming. 

How to talk about hurricanes now (October 10, 2018)

John Sutter writing for CNN with a featured tweet by Dr. Michael Mann.

Global warming fuels Hurricane Michael to 'potentially catastrophic' (October 10, 2018)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explains the impact of global warming on Hurricane Michael. 

rosenstein, climate change. What you need to know to start your day (October 9, 2018)

6abc Action News explains the importance of climate change in todays news.

Global Warming Will Intensify Mediterranean Wildfires, If We Don't Change (October 9, 2018)

Jackson Schroeder, writing for The University Network explains how Global Warming will affect wild fires.

Scientists: Time running short before climate change effects are 'irreversible' (October

Stephanie Ebbs wrote this great piece on the new IPCC report on Paris climate targets for ABC News.  

Trump 'poses the single greatest threat' to our climate, bombshell UN report makes clear (October 8, 2018)

Joseph Romm, writing for The Climate Progress explains why President Trump is so dangerous to our climate.   

Climate change impacts worse than expected, global report warns (October 7, 2018)

Stephen Leahy, writing for National Geographic, explains how climate change could be worse than expected.   

Torrential rain in 2018 gives Hagerstown wettest September on record and fifth highest annual precipitation (October 6, 2018)

Dave McMillion of the Herald-Mail Media explains why climate experts said the Hagerstown region can expect more 'extremes'.    

Climate changing faster than feared, but why are we surprised? (October 4, 2018)

Marlowe Hood of AFP News Agency, writing via Yahoo News, explains how the climate is changing quickly.  

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace (October 4, 2018)

Steve Kannon, writing for The Observer explains how the weather is going to get even worse.   

Crime against the planet: Climate change denial an orchestrated industry response (October 2, 2018)

Art Hobson's great column in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette about climate change deniers.   

We HAVE To Start Taking Climate Change Seriously (October 2, 2018)

Farron Cousins and The Ring of Fire Radio explains why we need to take climate change seriously. 

Harbingers: Florence, Forest Fires, and the Future (September 26, 2018)

John Atcheson, writing from Common Dreams explains how climate change's catastrophe is still a threat.

Unlike Vegas What Happens in the Arctic Doesn't Stay in the Arctic says Prof Michael E. Mann (September 25, 2018)

Watch Dr. Mann's full interview up in Svalbard with Anthony Hobley of Carbon Tracker.

On Patterns and Proxies, or the Perils of Reconstructing the Unknown (September 25, 2018)

An interesting essay on The Hockey Stick and the politics surrounding it, by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun for E-Flux.

Showcases creates connections among leaders, build sustainability discourse (September 25, 2018)

Kevin Silman of Penn State News discusses Michael Mann's presentation, The Dire Predictions,  Understanding Climate Change, at the first of the fall 2018 Sustainability Showcase Series.

Oil funded, free market think tanks have attacked the IPCC since the very beginning (September 25, 2018)

Brendan Montague, writing for The Ecologist, explains how the intergovernmental panel on climate change has been attacked by free market think tanks funded by oil.

The Long Hot Summer (September 24, 2018)

Roland Pease of BBC News/BBC World Service talks with Dr. Michael Mann and other climate scientists about the linkage between climate change and the extreme summer of 2018. 

Trump's climate change denial puts us all in peril (September 23, 2018)

Rev Jesse Jackson, writing for the Philadelphia Tribune explaining how not reacting to the recent storms is dangerous.

Post-Florence, The Fourth Estate Must Expand Its Climate Coverage (September 23, 2018)

DR Tucker, writing for Washington Monthly explains how climate change has impacted Hurricane Florence.

Women Climate Scientists Threatened and Harassed (September 21, 2018)

PRI Public Radio International explains how women climate scientist are being uniquely harassed and threatened.