News, Interviews & Commentaries

Running out of time (August 25, 2018)

This editorial in The Irish Times on climate change crisis is a must read.

Hurricane Lane Brings Hawaii a Warning About Future Storm Risk (August 25, 2018)

Bob Berwyn, writing for Inside Climate News, explains the impact of climate change on hurricanes in Hawaii. 

A Public Affair Interview on WORT FM (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with A Public Affair host Esty Dinur on WORT FM Public Radio Wisconsin. 

College Students Are Critical to Tackling Climate Change (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's message to students starting college and returning to campus.

Leadership needed for climate (August 24, 2018)

Dr. Mann's letter to the editor in the Sunbury PA, The Daily Item, endorsing Marc Friedenberg for Congress.

How is Climate Change Affecting the Recent Heat Waves (August 22, 2018)

Podcast featuring Noah Diffenbaugh, Jennifer Francis, and Michael Mann via TUC Radio. 

'Ugly fake scientist' Women say sexist attacks on the rise (August 21, 2018)

Scott Waldman and Niina Heikkinen in E&E News' must read piece.

What Lies Beneath: The Scientific Understatement of Climate Risks (August 20, 2018)

A new report by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop with a forward by Hans Schellnhuber via the Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration.

With Climate Change, There Will Never Be A 'New Normal' (August 19, 2018)

Jill Mitchler's commentary in The Post-Crescent (Appleton-Fox Cities, Wisconsin).

Germany's Failed Climate Goals (August 16, 2018)

William Wilkes, Hayley Warren and Brian Parkin, writing for Bloomberg Markets, discuss the numbers behind Germany's environmental issues.

On Trump, Fire, Expert Knowledge, and the EPA (August 14, 2018)

Hank Reichman, writing for the American Association of University Professors piece for Academe Blog.

This summer's extreme heat may just be the start of a super-hot stretch (August 14, 2018)

The MIT Technology Review explains how the current heat may be a sign of more heat to come.

Youtube now adds facts below conspiracy theory videos (August 13, 2018)

Andrei Mihai of ZME Science explains the new update from YouTube.

The Causes And Solutions To Today's Worldwide Megafires (August 10, 2018)

Dr. Mann talks with Jackson Schroeder of The University Network about the causes and solutions to todays wildfires. 

From California to Siberia: satellite images of wildfires around the world (August 10, 2018)

Joe Sandler Clark writing for Greenpeace Unearthed shows images of wildfires around the world.

Let's All Take A Breath And Read That 'Hothouse Earth' Paper (August 9, 2018)

Maddie Stone, writing for Gizmodo, examines the 'Hothouse Earth' paper.

If wildfires seem ore common, there's a reason for that (August 9, 2018)

Don Paul's commentary for The Buffalo News explains the connection between climate change and wildfires.

Are the heatwaves caused by climate change? (August 9, 2018)

A mid-depth dive into the science of climate change and heat waves by Real Climate writer Rasmus Benestad.

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's fire season, expert says (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann weighs in at ABC News joined by ABC's meteorologist extraordinaire Rob Marciano.

Where There's Fire, Trump Blows Smoke (August 8, 2018)

An editorial in The New York Times with a cameo by Dr. Michael Mann. 

What These Wildfires Say About Climate Change (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann's hour-long discussion about wildfires on NPR/WBUR 90.9 FM On Point Radio.

talkRADIO interview with Dr. Mann and George Galloway (August 8, 2018)

Dr. Mann discuses the role that climate change is playing in the severe ongoing drought in New South Wales Australia in his interview with George Galloway.  

Climate Change is making wildfires more extreme. Here's how (August 6, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with William Brangham on PBS News Hour.

The Planet is Dangerously Close to the Tipping Point for a 'Hothouse Earth' (August 6, 2018)

Yasemin Saplakoglu, writing for LiveScience explains how close the earth is to reaching global temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit higher than preindustrial temperatures. 

Scientists Mock Trump's Tweet on Wildfires as 'Comedically Ill-Informed' and 'Unmitigated Crap' (August 6, 2018)

Joseph Romm from Climate Progress explains scientists reactions to trumps California wildfire tweets.

On Climate Change, It's Time to Start Panicking: The Crisis Over Global Warming Warrants an Unparalleled Response (August 5, 2018)

Matthew Rozsa from Salon explains why the earth is reaching a breaking point when it comes to climate change.

Maybe This is The Summer We All Start to Believe in Global Warming (August 5, 2018)

John Gibbons, writing for The Irish Times, explains how about two-thirds of the 190 major weather events since 2004 were found to have been exacerbated by human-induced climate change. 

Professor: Extreme Weather Becoming More Common (August 5, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Mike Hosking on Newstalk ZB New Zealand radio.

Climate Change behind The Ferocious Wildfires, Says Professor Mann (August 4, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with amna.gr (Greece) discussing the science behind the wildfires in California and their relation to climate change.

Scientists see fingerprints of climate change all over California's wildfires (August 3, 2018)

Kurtis Alexander of The San Francisco Chronicle explains how climate change has affected the California wildfires.

2018 Would Still Be A Climate Hellscape If We Acted 30 Years Ago (August 3, 2018)

Alexander Charles Kaufman, for Huffington Post, explains how the earth could be different in 2030.

Jordan Peterson Pushes Dangerous Myths About Climate Change (August 3, 2018)

Katie Herzog, writing for The Stranger, explains how controversial Canadian psychologist is spreading myths about climate change.

Michael E. Mann and The Trouble (August 2, 2018)

Dr. Michael Mann's interview on climate science, impacts, policy and Politics with Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer for the Rice University Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human...

What The New York Times' Climate Blockbuster Missed (August 2, 2018)

Kate Aronoff, writing for The Nation Magazine, explains how Nathaniel Rich's article illustrates American failures not global ones.

China May be Most At Risk for Deadly, Extreme Heat Waves (August 2, 2018)

Andrew Freedman of Axios wrote about why China is most susceptible to extreme heat waves.

The Thom Hartmann Program (August 2, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Thom Hartmann about the unprecedented weather events happening this summer, the role climate change is playing and what the public can do about it. Dr. Mann starts at 11...

Even As it Burns Down Their Homes, Trump Supporters Deny Climate Change (August 2, 2018)

Steve Hanley, writing for Red, Green, and Blue, explains climate change's impact California wildfires.

Climate Change Impacts 'No Longer Subtle,' Scientist Says Amid Extreme Weather (August 2, 2018)

Dr. Michael Mann's interview with Jeremy Hobson of NPR WBUR 90.0 FM Here & Now.

Record-breaking temperatures have 29 dead in South Korean heatwave (August 2, 2018)

Jungeun Kim, Jennifer Ki, and Euan McKirdy of CNN discuss the deadly heatwave in South Korea.  

Expert: Climate Change is a National Security Nightmare (August 2, 2018)

Michael Mann's interview on climate change and recent weather news with Paul Ross.  

Philadelphia is getting hotter, wetter, and snowier at the same time (August 2, 2018)

Michael Boren of The Philadelphia Inquirer explains exactly how climate change is affecting the city of Philadelphia.

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.