News, Interviews & Commentaries

Donald Trump is using Stalinist tactics to discredit climate science (March 20, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann's opinion piece in The Guardian with Bob Ward.

Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast (March 20, 2019)

Dr. Mann will be talking about Idai, record flooding & climate change with Paul Ross of talkRADIO.

Devastating Floods Are Breaking Records in Nebraska (March 18, 2019)

Sophie Weiner, writing for Splinter News, explains how climate change is leading to devastating floods.

"The Perfect Storm": How climate change made the "historic" flooding in Nebraska and Iowa worse (March 18, 2019)

Maria Perez, for Newsweek, explains how climate change is making flooding worse. 

Beto O'Rourke is right on climate (March 18, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explains how the AP 'fact-check' of Beto O'Rourke is wrong. 

Two Dead, Hundreds Evacuated as 'Historic' Flooding Swamps Midwest (March 18, 2019)

Olivia Rosane, for EcoWatch explains the historic flooding in the Midwest.

Record snowfall, 'historic' bomb cyclone are forces behind devastating floods, blizzard (March 16, 2019)

Nancy Gaarder, staff writer for Omaha World-Herald, explains how the weather is forcing devastating floods and blizzards.   

Here's a running list of all the ways climate change has altered Earth in 2019 (March 16, 2019)

Mark Kaufman of Mashable explains all the ways climate change impacted the planet in 2019.

"Hockey Stick" Climatologist Wins tyler Prize (March 15, 2019)

Dr. Mann's recent interview with Steve Curwood for Public Radio International's Living on Earth. 

'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Biblical Flooding in Midwest (March 15, 2019)

Chris D'Angelo, writing for the Huffington Post, explains why more than 10 million people were reportedly under flood warnings on Friday.

Students march on U.S. Capitol, demanding lawmakers act on climate change (March 15, 2019)

E.A. Crunden writing for Think Progress explains why there is no doubt that climate change is the greatest issue of our time. 

Can climate optimism survive reality? (March 15, 2019)

Sami Grover, writing for Tree Hugger, explains how there is no way we can 'fix' climate change. 

School climate strikes draw thousands to the streets in cities around the globe (March 15, 2019)

Giff Witte, Luisa Beck, Brady Dennis, and Sarah Kaplan for The Washington Post explains why students are striking in the streets. 

'There's a sense that we have to act now': No time to waste in tackling climate change, experts say at Penn State (March 14, 2019)

Lauren Muthler of Centre Daily Times describes what Penn State experts are saying about climate change.  

PA Auditor General hosts first public hearing on response to climate change (March 14, 2019)

Check out the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Climate Crisis hearing at Penn State.  

An Open Letter Endorsing the Global School Strike for Climate (March 14, 2019)

Michael Lemonick, writing for Scientific American, explains why more than 240 scientists have already signed a document supporting students around the world in their demand for bold action to make...

Climate study warns of vanishing safety window - here's why (March 12, 2019)

Stephen Leahy, writing for National Geographic, explains how a new climate study explains how the safety window for climate is vanishing.

School lessons increasingly a target for climate skeptics (March 6, 2019)

Mike Melia, for Associated Press explain why climate change deniers are targeting school lessons.

Media should not give climate deniers a platform (March 5, 2019)

Jim Salinger and Michael Mann's commentary in the New Zealand Herald.

Nero Drilling While Rom Burns: U.S. Oil and Gas Production Soars in Trump's Second Year (February 28, 2019)

John Plat, writing for the Revelator explains how and wy oil and gas production has risen.

Dr. Michael Mann #510 - The What Matters Most Podcast (February 28, 2019)

Dr. Mann's recent podcast interview with Paul Samuel Dolman. 

Could Climate Change Destroy the World Faster than We Thought (February 28, 2019)

Dr. Mann's latest interview with Thom Hartman on climate change and global warming predictions. 

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are quietly helping Big Oil destroy the climate (February 28, 2019)

This must-read piece by Joseph Romm for Climate Progress explains how big tech companies are destroying the climate. 

Could a Nobel Prize for Climate Change Save the Planet (February 27, 2019)

Nexus Media and Eco watch explain how one couple is petitioning to create a Nobel Prize for climate change. 

The worst-cast scenario for global warming just got 14 degrees worse (February 26, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress explains how the worst-case scenario for global warming has changed.  

Meet The Ostriches Under Consideration For Trump's Anti-Science Climate Panel (February 26, 2019)

Chris D'Angelo, writing for Huffington Post explains Trump's anti-science climate panel.

'A World Without Clouds. Think About That A Minute' (February 25, 2019)

Jessica Corbett, writing for Common Dreams explains how a new study details the possibility of a devastating climate feedback loop.

Climate change: CO2 emissions fall in 18 countries with strong policies, study fiends (February 25, 2019)

Nicole Mortillaro, writing for CBC explains how strong policies are showing an effect on CO2 emissions in some countries. 

Dr. Mann Climate Scientist, The Green New Deal, & Taking Back the Power in 2020 (February 22, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann's interview on tackling the climate change crisis with Amanda J Nesheiwat for The Green Revolution Show. 

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises' (February 21, 2019)

Arthur Nelsen, writing for Guardian, explains the food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia, and Haiti.

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.