News, Interviews & Commentaries

Science pick diverges from Trump team on climate, energy (August 1, 2018)

Christa Marshall, E&E News reporter, explains how Trump's plans to nominate University of Oklahoma meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier differ from the opinions of his team.

Death Valley Records Planet's Hottest Month, Scientists Warn It May Become Uninhabitable (August 1, 2018)

Lydia O'Connor, writing for Huffington Post explains how global warming could make areas too warm for human habitation.

Scientists slam The New York Times climate story for whitewashing role of Big Oil and GOP (August 1, 2018)

Joseph Romm of Think Progress/Climate Progress criticizes the recent New York Times climate story.  

Extreme Heat Could Make On third of Planet Uninhabitable (August 1, 2018)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's interview with Dimitri Lascaris of The Real News Network.

Is the Recent String of Record Breaking Temperature and Wildfires Burning Around the World Climate Change in Action? (July 30, 2018)

Michael Mann interviewed with Lynda Steele of News Talk 980 CKNW Radio on climate change action.

As Science Improves Climate Change Forecast Gets Hotter (June 27, 2018)

Michael Mann's Interview with Thom Hartmann: "As Science Improves Climate Change Forecast Gets Hotter". 

Michael Mann's Presentation at MUSE in Italy (June 18, 2018)

Michael Mann's presentation at MUSE in Trento, Italy on Dr. Mann's new book Mad House Effect.

Welcome to the Madhouse – with Michael Mann and Tom Toles (June 11, 2018)

Michael Mann's interview with Dan Heyman of Public News Service about the climate event in Charleston WV.

One Planet: What's next for Trump's EPA? (June 11, 2018)

Michael Mann's interview with KALW on Trump's EPA.

Dr Mann's interview with BBC World Service "Science in Action" (June 9, 2018)

Dr. Mann interviewed with Roland Pease of BBC World Service on climate change and Cat 6 hurricanes. (Jump to 9:20 into the segment)

Michael Mann’s Journey Through the Climate Wars (June 4, 2018)

Michael Mann interview for Penn State The McCourtney Institute for Democracy on the Hockey Stick and the future of expertise.

Raising a Tantrum About Climate Change (June 1, 2018)

Randy Showstack of Eos discusses Trumps vow to exit the United States from the Paris climate pact with Dr. Michael Mann, a year after the vow was made.

What is Kilauea's Impact on the Climate (May 26, 2018)

Emily Atkin from The New Republic explains why scientists are tearing their hair out over baseless myths about the erupting volcano in Hawaii.

FactCheck: Scientist schools congressmen on climate (May 25, 2018)

Vanessa Schipani of Fact Check explains how in a recent hearing on the role of innovation in addressing climate change, Republicans made some false claims.

Scientists Discuss Climate Change Perspectives in Cleveland; Health Dangers From Sitting (May 24, 2018)

Listen to Dr. Mann and other distinguished professors discuss climate change on WVIZ/PBS Ideastream in Cleveland Ohio.

Water's Rising Because It's Getting Warmer (May 22, 2018)

Andrea Dutton and Michael E. Mann how research shows that sea levels are rising and human-caused climate change is the cause.

Museum of National History Invested in Fossil Fuels (May 18, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with NBC News New York on how New York's American Museum of National History has invested in fossil fuels.

Leaked documenten show fossil fuel holdings of green nonprofits (May 17, 2018)

Andrew Lehren and Emily Siegel of NBC News explain how The American Museum of Natural History has private investments in fossil fuels. 

How far have climate trends and solutions come in 5 years (May 15, 2018)

Paul Huttner of MPR News helps explain how experts and students are revealing the latest climate change trends and solutions.

Here's how rising seas could swallow up these coastal cities (May 12, 2018)

Cara Maines of NBC News explains how climate change could effect coastal cities across the east coast. 

Hurricanes are strengthening faster than they did 30 years ago (May 10, 2018)

Doyle Rice, from USA TODAY, explains the report from scientists that proves how powerful hurricanes are strengthening faster now than they did 30 years ago.

Due to Climate Change, hurricanes are raining harder and may be growing stronger faster (May 8, 2018)

Jason Samenow of the Washington Post Capital Weather Gang explains how human activities are driving storms to have stronger rainfall. 

Climate Change is More of a Problem than We Anticipated (May 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese of The Clearing the FOG Radio Show.

Climate Scientist Won't Back Down Despite Threats, Harassment (May 7, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Craig Miller of KQED on climate change science, politics and action.

April's Carbon dioxide levels had the highest average in recorded history (May 6, 2018)

Denise Bradley of The Newburgh Gazette explains how carbon dioxide levels have surpassed records. 

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit highest level in human history (May 3, 2018)

Andrew Freedman of Mashable explains how the earth has reached the highest-ever carbon dioxide level in the air in human history.

Uncertainty in Climate Science: Not Cause for Inaction (May 1, 2018)

Dr. Mann's new article with Juan Restrepo in the latest Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics News  

People: Wildcards in the Climate system (April 24, 2018)

Deborah Phelan of 2050 kids explains the importance of the 20 year anniversary of climatologists Michael Mann's "hockey stick" chart.

Is it too Late to Fight Climate Change? (April 24, 2018)

In Dr. Mann's latest interview with Thom Hartmann he discusses his latest article.  

Why the hockey stick graph will always be climate science's icon (April 23, 2018)

Olive Heffernan of New Scientists explains why Dr. Mann's "hockey stick" graph is still relevant after two decades.

What Matters Most (April 22, 2018)

Dr. Mann's Earth Day interview with Paul Dolman of What Matters Most.

Global Warming Report on CBS News from 1998 (April 20, 2018)

Dr. Mann's "Hockey Stick" interview with CBS correspondent John Roberts back on Earth Day April 22, 1998.

Earth Day and the 'hockey stick' (April 20, 2018)

Bob Collins of MPR News explains the history of the "hockey stick" graph.

Earth Day and the Hockey Stick: A singular Message (April 20, 2018)

Dr. Mann's commentary in the Scientific American on the 20th anniversary of the graph that changed climate science.

Earth Day and the Hockey Stick: A Singular Message

On the 20th anniversary of the graph that galvanized climate action, it is time to speak out boldly.

The early bird may be too late for the worm (April 18, 2018)

Rachel Paul of The California Aggie explains how there are signs of spring coming earlier at higher latitudes.

Deceptively Gorgeous Maps Illustrate A Scorching (And Preventable) Future (April 16, 2018)

Donte Gibson of A Plus explains how there are still ways to combat climate change.

Most Americans think climate change has a place in education (April 13, 2018)

Greta Jochem of Grist explains how 78 percent of Americans believe schools should teach kids about global warming.

Dangerous climate tipping point is 'about a century ahead of schedule' warns scientist (April 12, 2018)

Joseph Romm of Think Progress and Climate Progress explains why a slowing Gulf Stream system means catastrophic East Coast flooding will get worse. 

Climate Change denial in the era of Trump (April 11, 2018)

Check out Dr. Mann's interview with Pete Dominick on Sirius XM Radio Stand Up with Pete Dominick. 

Can a tantrum save the world? We asked a class of first Graders (April 9, 2018)

Jesse Nichols and Eve Andrews, of Grist, created an amazing video where they read Dr. Mann's book to a class of real live 7-year-olds.

The fraught politics of the polar ear: how an Arctic icon has been exploited (April 7, 2018)

India Bourke of The New Statesman explains how there is a disparity between the bear's idealized portrayal, and the messy reality of its warming world.

Climate change: 1.5C is closer than we imagine (April 5, 2018)

David Spratt, writing for Renew Economy explains how a global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius is likely just a decade away according to a number of recent studies.  

There's no denying the problematic truths about climate change (April 3, 2018)

Sam Smith from The New Political explains that there are two fundamental truths about climate change that cannot be died. This opinion piece was written as a reflection on Dr. Mann's March 28...