News, Interviews & Commentaries

In case of dumb Trump tweet on climate change and snow storms, read this (March 21, 2018)

Joseph Romm of Climate Progress explains the impacts of global warming that are making nor'easters more instense.

Climate Change Could Be Fueling Strength Of Back-To-Back No'easter (March 19, 2018)

Lydia O'Conner of Huffington Post explains the reason behind the frequency of Nor'easters this March.

Rapid Arctic warming and melting ice are increasing the frequency of blizzards in the Northeast, study finds (March 14, 2018)

Jason Samenow of The Capital Weather Gang explains how a study shows that arctic temperature spikes, dwindling ice, and severe winter weather are all connected. 

Warmer Arctic Winters Linked to East Coast Winter Storms (March 14, 2018)

Olivia Rosane of EcoWatch explains how new research finds that extreme winters are two-to-four times more likely to occur on the East Coast when the Arctic is warmer than average.

Study on Arctic warmth an winter weather across the U.S. draws heated debate (March 13, 2018)

Amina Kahn of the Los Angeles Times explains how extreme winter weather across the United States is linked to Arctic warming, especially in the eastern states.

A Warming Arctic Could Be Driving More Winter Storms in Lower Latitudes (March 13, 2018)

Matt Smith of Seeker explains why the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. 

Interview with Thom Hartmann (March 13, 2018)

Dr. Michael Mann will be talking live with Thom Hartmann about the latest climate change science and politics at 2:05pm on March 13th. 

John Kelly reportedly feared Pruitt's climate debate would be a huge embarrassment (March 10, 2018)

Kiley Kroh from Think Progress explains why John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, killed the idea of Scott Pruitt's climate debate. 

Award for fighting civilization's greatest challenge (March 9, 2018)

Robyn Williams of ABC Radio National ABC Science congratulates Michael Mann on being awarded the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association of the Advancement of Science.

Do we need to radically change our lives to stop climate change? (March 7, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Maria Armoudian of Public Interest Media New Zealand.

Further surprises in store from 'angry beast' of climate" (March 4, 2018)

Gabrielle Monaghan of The Times and The Sunday Times explains why life-threatening weather emergencies are keeping the Irish people confined indoors for days at a time.

High Arctic temperatures break records (March 3, 2018)

Dwayne Harmon of Newburgh Gazette explains how the freak warming around the North Pole that sent a blast of Arctic air over Europe could happen more frequently.

Can Throwing a Tantrum Help Save Us From Climate Change? (February 23, 2018)

John R. Platt, from The Revelator, wrote a glowing review of the Dr. Mann's new book.  

Where's Pruitt's red-team debate? (February 22, 2018)

Robin Bravender, E&E News reporter, explains Scott Pruitt's efforts to promote a public climate science debate. 

Stronger storms mean new 'category six' scale may be needed (February 21, 2018)

Eleanor Ainge Roy, writing for The Guardian, explains how the traditional scale for storms is not accommodating to the increasing intensity of storms. 

When it comes to climate change, a tantrum is just what we need (February 21, 2018)

Dr. Mann writes about his new book with Megan Herbert from the New Scientist.

When it comes to climate change, a tantrum is just what we need

We can’t wait for the next generation to solve the problem of climate change but today’s kids can still be a big force for change, says Michael E. Mann.

Arctic temperatures are soaring, and scientists are freaking out (February 20, 2018)

Joe Romm of Think Progress explains why the planet keeps heating up and melting ice at a 'frightening' pace.

Climate Change will accelerate extreme weather events in the coming years (February 18, 2018)

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

EPA Chief must fly first class due to 'toxic environment politically' (February 14, 2018)

John Bacon of USA today explains why EPA chief Scott Pruitt defended flying first class on the government tab by saying the 'toxic environment politically' has led to uncomfortable...

Michael E. Mann Receives AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award (February 14, 2018)

Stephen Waldron from AAAS congratulates Dr. Mann on his science communication efforts, current research, and several publications.

Samoan Prime Minister to open Pacific-wide climate change conference in Wellington (February 14, 2018)

Victoria University of Wellington explains why the Samoan Prime Minister and climate change action advocate created a climate change conference in Wellington.

Miami could be underwater in your kid's lifetime as sea level rise accelerates (February 13, 2018)

Doyle Rice of USA Today, explains the extreme seal level rise seen all around the world.

Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it (February 12, 2018)

Brandon Miller of CNN, explains how climate change is impacting how quickly sea level is rising.

EPA chief's questions about climate science draw new scrutiny (February 10, 2018)

Timothy Cama, writer for The Hill, explains how EPA head Scott Pruitt is getting bolder in quesitoning climate change.

Climate Change in Our Own Backyard (February 9, 2018)

Read this opinion piece by Karen Elias in The Express, Lock Haven, PA

EPA's Pruitt suggests climate change may not be a 'bad thing' (February 8, 2018)

Charlie May of Salon, explains why EPA head Scott Pruitt thinks climate change maybe not be so bad.

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.