News, Interviews & Commentaries

Conveying Science Across Partisan Lines (April 7, 2017)

Michael Mann's interview with Ira Flatow on Public Radio International's Science Friday 

Why Donald Trump is waging war on the climate (April 6, 2017)

Henry Goodwin of The World Weekly attempts to explain why Donald Trump is waging war on the environment

Unusually large swarm of icebergs drifts into shipping lanes (April 5, 2017)

Jennifer Mcdermott discusses how more than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week. 

Expect extreme weather events to become more common - expert (April 4, 2015)

This article in NewsTalk explains how the severe weather expected to hit the country over the next few days could become a lot more common.

Japan's cherry blossoms signal warmest climate in more than 1,000 years (April 4, 2017)

Jason Samenow of the Washington Post explains how the early blooming of the cherry blossoms signals the warmest climate in over 1,000 years. 

Inconceivable! The latest theatrical House 'Science' committee hearing (April 4, 2017)

Dana Nuccitelli, writing for The Guardian, explains how Republican Party leaders keep putting fossil fuel industry profits over the well-being of Americans

Interview on Climate Change and Extreme Weather (April 3, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview about his recent Scientific Reports article on climate change and extreme weather on Mike Hosking Breakfast Newstalk ZB New Zealand

Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change (March 27, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with The Real News Network. Mann says the way climate change affects the jet stream is intensifying and increasing the regional scale of droughts and flooding.

One of the most troubling ideas about climate change just found new evidence in its favor (March 27, 2016)

Chris Mooney of The Washington Post reveal that scientists continue publishing research hinting that climate change could be changing the flow of weather itself

Trump to Roll Back Obama Era Environmental Rules (March 27, 2017)

Peter Heinlein of VOA News discusses why scientists are concerned about research funding cuts​.

Climate Catastrophe Is Here: 2016 Hottest Year on Record (March 26, 2017)

Dr. Mann's article in The Real Network News. Dr. Michael Mann emphasizes says we are already seeing global impacts; within one to two decades we are on track for an iceless Arctic

D.C. Report: Sen. Jim Inhofe says climate change extremists 'are not going to give up' (March 26, 2017)

In this article written in Tulsa World, Randy Krehbiel, writes that Senator Inhofe warns climate change deniers to be "vigilant" because Former President Obama "built a culture of...

Inside Climate Science Witch Hunts (March 24, 2017)

Drew Pendergrass of The Harvard Political Review discusses the political motivated Freedom of Information Act which is undermining climate scientists ability to do important work. 

House Science Committee to hold climate change hearing from which we’ll learn nothing (March 24, 2017)

Jason Samenow of The Washington Post writes about how the climate hearing will "make great political theater, but wont advance the conversation"

Our planet is melting at both ends: Arctic and Antarctica hit record low ice extents (March 23, 2017)

Phil Plait of SyFy Wire explains how the Arctic and the Antarctic are experiencing record lows this year.

House Panel To Challenge Climate Science (March 22, 2017)

Timothy Cama explains how republicans on the House Science Committee are planning a hearing to challenge mainstream climate change science conclusions 

Dramatic reductions in science (March 21, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview for Deutschlandfunk (via Google translate)

US Scientists Battle with Trump Administration (March 21, 2017)

Peter Gwynne, Physics World's North America correspondent, discusses US researchers alarm over the Trump administrations decisions over climate change.

Shadowing Trump (March 17, 2017)

Dr. Mann is joining Mark J. Green, Lawrence Tribe, Laura Tyson, David Cay Johnston, Robert Reich and the rest of the august team at #ShadowingTrump

LETTER: Let's have an honest debate on climate change (March 17, 2017)

Letter to the editor by Kenneth F. Styer's in The Greenville News asking for an open debate about climate change politics. 

Climate change denial is not dead

The era of climate change denial is over. Rejection of the unequivocal scientific evidence that carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are warming the planet and changing our climate is no...

Sea-level rise poses ‘a serious threat’ to millions of Europeans, scientists warn (March 16, 2017)

Marlene Cimons for ThinkProgress discusses a new study that spells out the threat of sea-level rise in coastal communities. 

Trump's Budget is a middle finger to science (March 16, 2017)

Emily Atkin, writer for the New Republic, explains how trumps budget will eliminate funding for science research projects. 

New CO2 record: Is it time to geoengineer our planet? (March 15, 2017)

Charlie Wood, staff writer for The Christian Science Monitor discusses the ever-rising CO2 concentrations that have scientists searching for ways to buy humanity time to reduce carbon emissions.

Crew: Mark Steyn Was Abusive and Obnoxious (March 15, 2017)

Greg Laden's blog discusses Mark Steyn's role in climate politics. 

How James Inhofe is upending the nation’s energy and environmental policies (March 14, 2017)

Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post explain how Senator James Inhofe's continual rage against the scientific consensus of human caused climate change is impacting our nations...

Politicians Shouldn’t Troll through Scientists’ E-mails (April 2017 Issue)

Kevin Cowtan and Zeke Hausfather of Scientific American explain how trolling scientists emails is useless in evaluating whether research results are correct. 

Climate change is certainly causing more powerful storms (March 14, 2017)

Matthew Rozsa of Salon explains how even blizzards show that climate change is a very serious problem.

D.C. Report: Rep. Jim Bridenstine decries state of U.S. space industry (March 12, 2017)

Randy Krehbiel of Tulsa world reveals that Mandy Gunasekara, who supplied the snowball U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe famously tossed on the Senate floor two years ago, has been named new EPA chief Scott...

What Exactly Are People Marching for When They March for Science? (March 7, 2017)

Ed Yong of The Atlantic discusses the 21 stated goals of the March for Science occurring on April 22, coinciding with Earth Day.

Climate scientist: Trump budget is ‘an all-out assault on Earth’ (March 5, 2017)

Joe Romm of ThinkProgress explains how defunding NOAA’s satellites will also hurt weather forecasts and jeopardize public safety.

Climate science denier Darrell Issa joins House climate change caucus (March 3, 2017)

Joe Romm of ThinkProgress discusses how representative Darrell Issa, long time climate change denier, has joined a bipartisan House caucus on climate change. 

Early bird special: Spring pops up super early in much of US (February 28, 2017)

Seth Borenstien, AP Science Writer, discusses the early spring temperatures across the United States. 

This Weather Trend is Causing Serious Concern (February 28, 2017)

Thor Benson calls attention to the fact that Chicago hasn't seen any snow on the ground in February and January, proving that the overall global warming is affecting areas all over the country....

Putting responsibility for climate change onto our own plates (February 27, 2017)

Christinia Prihoda explains what we as the public can do to help our environment. 

Senate votes for confirmation of Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator (February 17, 2017)

CBS news writes how Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt had repeatedly sued to rein in the EPA's reach during the Obama administration and is now EPA administrator under President Trump

EPA Official, After Years of Work to Thwart the Agency's Mission, Returns to Carry Out Trump Agenda (February 16, 2017)

Marianne Lavelle of Inside Climate News how EPA Official David Schnare is now working with President Donald Trump.

Open Season on Climate Science (February 10, 2017)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's commentary for Undark Magazine explains that the playbook used by those seeking to preserve the planet's fossil fuel addiction is well established, and its use is...

New talk of warming pause just another faux climate controversy (February 10, 2017)

Susan Hassol and Michael Mann work together on a piece for New Scientist about the latest attempt to resurrect climate change deniers' favorite trope of a warming pause is just more smoke...

4 ways to resist climate change deniers (February 10, 2017)

In Vaidehi Shah of Eco-Business discusses that climate change deniers now hold the highest political office in the world, and Australasia's political leadership is no better. 

New talk of warming pause just another faux climate controversy

A favourite climate contrarian talking point is that there was a pause or “hiatus” in warming from 1998 until the early part of the current decade. With the last three years being by far...

Open Season on Climate Science

The playbook used by those seeking to preserve the planet’s fossil fuel addiction is well established, and its use is ramping up again.

Trump's War or Climate Science (February 9, 2017)

Dr. Mann's interview with Philip Adams of ABC News on Trump's climate politics.

Michael Mann: Finding hope in a time of madness (February 9, 2017)

Tina Perinotto of The Fifth Estate discusses how the science community is looking toward a brighter future even during a Trump Presidency. 

Climate Change Under President Trump (February 8, 2017)

Olivia Richter of The Eagle, the American University newspaper, explains why scientists are getting political during this Trump administration  

Fake news, hacked mail, alternative facts - that's old hat for climate scientists (February 8, 2017)

Stefan Rahmstorf at Real climate discusses how climate scientists have known distortion, false information, conspiracy theories, and hacked emails for decades. 

Michael Mann, climate scientist in the crosshairs, says fake news must be fought (February 8, 2017)

Peter Hannam of The Sydney Morning Herald discusses how climate scientists like Dr. Mann and climate science itself are under attack by the Trump administration. 

Climate Scientist's Defiant, In-Your-Face Message To Trump (February 8, 2017)

Anthony Sharwood of The Huffington Post shares Dr. Michael Mann's message for Trump on how to make America great again.