News, Interviews & Commentaries

Idaho Lawmakers Are trying Again to Scrub Climate Change From Education Standards (February 7, 2018)

Chris D'Angelo of The Huffington Post explains why state legislators are trying to change the education standards in Idaho.

EPA head Scott Pruitt says global warming may help 'humans flourish' (February 7, 2018)

Oliver Milman of The Guardian writes about another comment from EPA head Scott Pruitt that proves once again that he his a climate change denier. 

The glaring hole in Trump's address: Climate change (February 6, 2019)

Ishaan Tharoor, writing for the Washington Post, explains how President Trump has continued to ignore climate change. 

Rebekah Mercer Puts a Museum's Credibility at Risk

Dr. Mann's Op-Ed with James Powell in The New York Times about Rebekah Mercer's family foundation and how they fund groups that deny climate change.

Rebekah Mercer Puts a Museum’s Credibility at Risk

In a world increasingly dominated by fake news, museums should stand as sanctuaries of truth and science. To do so, a natural-history museum must be accurate, faithful to the facts and trusted by the...

Polar Vortex: How the Jet Stream and Climate Change Bring on Cold Snaps (February 2, 2018)

Bob Berwyn of Inside Climate News explains how the Jet stream has weakened over the past several decades and the impact on climate change.

The Wired Guide to Climate Change (February 1, 2018)

Katie M. Palmer and Matt Simon from The Wired explain everything you need to know about what humans can do to stop wrecking the planet.

It's not okay how clueless Donald Trump is about climate change (February 1, 2018)

Dana Nuccitelli, writing for The Guardian, explains why it is dangerous to accept Trump's ignorance.

Are we already warmer than any time since the Ice Age ended? (January 31, 2018)

Scott K. Johnson, writing for Ars Technica, explains how a new record of past climate proves that we are indeed warmer than we've ever been as a planet.

How Sensitive Is Earth's Climate to Carbon Dioxide Pollution (January 30, 2018)

Matt Smith of The Seeker explains how a new study seeks to pin down how much global temperatures are likely to rise with a doubling CO2 in the atmosphere compared to the pre-industrial era.

Trump's false claims about the polar ice caps (January 29, 2018)

Dan Merica and Brandon Miller,  writing for CNN explains Trumps false claims that the ice caps were setting records for how much they are not melting.

State of the Union: What Trump won't say about climate change (January 29, 2017)

Sammy Roth of USA Today explains how the state of the climate is not as strong as Trump suggests. 

Extreme Weather Likely to Increase (January 27, 2018)

Dr. Mann's latest interview with Steve Curwood with Public Radio International.

On The Ice with Michael Mann (January 26, 2018)

Dr. Mann's podcast of panel discussion from the Climate One Schneider Award event

Bill Nye's 10 Favorite Books (January 25, 2018)

Bill Nye writes for Vulture listing The Hockey Stick and Climate Wars as one of his 10 favorite books that they would take to a desert island. 

Scientists Rebel Over a Trump Ally at the Natural History Museum (January 25, 2018)

Robin Pogrebin and Somini Sengupta from The New York Times explains why more than 200 scientists and academics are asking the American Museum of Natural History to remove Rebekah Mercer...

Conversations with Dr. Mann, PhD (January 24, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with CSICon - Skeptical Inquirer Conference with Brian Kirby of 502 Conversations.

The 16 'Billion-Dollar Disasters' That Happened in 2017 (January 18, 2018)

Jennifer Hijazi of PBS News Hour and Scientific American explains why 2017 was the most expensive year for climate disasters on record.

Scott Pruitt insincerely asked what's Earth's ideal temperature. Scientists answer (January 17, 2018)

Dana Nuccitelli, writing for The Guardian, answers that Earth's ideal temperature would be as little additional warming as possible.

Grodnik Disinforms Readers on Climate Change (January 15, 2018)

Dr. Mann's letter to the editor in The Transylvania Times.

1.5 C climate goal 'very unlikely' but doable: draft UN report (January 12, 2018)

Marlowe Hood of AFP News Agency explains how the Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees will not be attainable much longer.

In a fast-warming world, scientists say recent cold wave was exceptionally weird (January 11, 2018)

Jason Samenow of The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang explains the recent brutal cold weather.

Polarizing Polar Bears: Unmasking a proxy war strategy by online climate change denialists (January 10, 2018)

Paul Rosenberg of Planet Jackson Holel explains the online strategy behind the climate change denialists. 

Changing the Digital Climate: How Climate Change Web Content is Being Censored Under the Trump Administration (January 10, 2018)

Dr. Michael Mann, Joseph Goffman, Alex Howard, Paul N. Edwards, Juanita Constable, Ben Levitan are quoted in The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative's article Changing the...

Let's stop debating climate change and start combating it (January 9, 2018)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's commentary for DS Virgin Racing Formula E Team discussing how we can combat climate change. 

Blowing hot and cold (January 9, 2018)

David Fogarty of The Strait Times explains the extreme weather already starting in 2018.

Deep freeze, heatwave, flash floods: What on earth is going on with the weather? (January 9, 2017)

David Fogarty of The Strait Times explains the record deep-freeze in the United States.

Cold and climate change / Offshore drilling: Radio Times: Science: WHYY (January 8, 2017)

Dr. Mann and Jennifer Francis joined Marty Moss-Coane of WHYY Radio times to discuss the potential linkages between extreme winter weather and Climate Change.

When its Cold, Trump's Climate Change Denial Heats Up (January 5, 2018)

Brian Palmer of the Natural Resources Defense Council explains Trumps increasing climate denial.

2017 crushed a major temperature record and scientists are sounding the alarm (January 3, 2018)

Joesph Romm of Climate Progress explains how the natural influences should have made 2017 cooler than normal, but it was actually hotter than normal.   

Gordon Fulks misinforms readers (January 3, 2017)

Dr. Mann's commentary in the Bend Bulletin on how Gordon Fulks' Dec. 27 commentary is a dishonest smear against scientists and science.

Climate Change? You're Not Powerless (January 2, 2019)

Susan Atkinson's great commentary for The Salt Lake Tribune with a shout-out for The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. 

Climate Change is Happening Faster Than Expected, and it's More Extreme (December 26, 2017)

Bob Berwyn for Inside Climate News explains why new research suggests human-caused emissions will lead to bigger impacts on heat and extreme weather.

Year In Review: The Realest News of 2017 (December 24, 2017)

The Real News Network and The Baltimore Beat combine the big climate stories of the year.

How blogs convey and distort scientific information about polar bears and Arctic sea ice (December 22, 2017)

Bart Verheggen writes about climate denialist attacks on recent articles about climate denialists.

2017 was a terrible year of climate disasters -- and too many media outlets failed to tell the story (December 20, 2017)

Lisa Hymas of Media Matters for America explains why hurricanes, heat waves, wildfires, and beyond have contributed to a terrifying year of disasters in the U.S.

EarthTalk: Global warming not at fault [well, actually it is] (December 20, 2017)

Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss of the Jacksonville Journal-Courier explains how no single hurricane or weather event can be directly linked to the general phenomena known. 

Pruitt’s Plan to Debate Climate Science Paused as Science Confirms Human Link to Extreme Weather (December 19, 2017)

Julie Dermansky of the DeSmog Blog explains Pruitt's plans to debate climate science. 

The Energy 202: NASA and NOAA are still talking about climate change. That's notable (December 19, 2017)

Brady Dennis of the Washington Post explains how other Trump government entities have altered their language around global warming. 

Is The Trump Administration Attacking Climate Scientists (December 19, 2017)

Dr. Mann's latest interview with Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture.

Stolen Emails. Wikileaks. White Supremacists. Donald Trump. It All Happened in 2009. (December 18, 2017)

Rebecca Leber & AJ Vicens of Mother Jones explains how the news in 2009 could have been a blueprint for 2016

These weather events turned extreme thanks to human-driven climate change (December 15, 2017)

Carolyn Gramling, of Science News Magazine, explains why many weather events turned extreme thanks to human-driven climate change. 

Focus on Climate Solutions, Panelists Say (December 15, 2017)

Randy Showstack of the American Geophysical Union explains how there is still time to prevent dangerous climate change issues. 

2017 AGU Fall Meeting Press Conference: Climate solutions (December 13, 2017)

Dr. Mann participated in a panel discussion with other scientists to discuss how to respond to the global challenge of climate change. 

We Are All California (December 7, 2017)

Emily Atkin of The New Republic writes about how the nation's leader of the climate resistance is getting pummeled by global warming. 

National Security, the Assault on Science, and Academic Freedom (December 7, 2017)

An AAUP Committee A report on threats to academic freedom in science, focused on international scholarly exchanged and climate science. 

Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California (December 5, 2017)

Evan Halper of the Los Angeles Times explains a new threat approaching California. 

Climate Change & Anthropocene Extinction 37: If the sea ice goes, so does the Arctic ecosystem (December 3, 2017)

Rolf Schuttenheim of bits of science explains what happens if the sea ice completely disappears.