News, Interviews & Commentaries

High heat but no record: 2018 was the 4th warmest year on Earth (January 24, 2019)

Seth Borenstein for the Associated Press explains how even though 2018 was extremely warm, it was only the 4th warmest year on Earth.

Study shows dramatic increase in melting of Greenland ice sheet, and raises fears of accelerating feedbacks (January 23, 2019)

Dr. Mann's interview with CBC Nova Scotia about the dramatic increase in melting of Greenland's ice sheet. 

What does '12 years to save the planet' really mean? (January 23, 2019)

Sami Grover, writing for Tree Hugger, explains how long we actually have to save the planet.

The World's Oceans Flunk the 10 Year Challenge (January 22, 2019)

Audrey McNamara, writing for The Daily Beast explains the difference in the world's oceans over the last ten years.

Annie Proulx on the best books to understand climate change (Jan 21, 2019)

Annie Proulx, writing for The Guardian, mentions The Madhouse Effect as on of the best books to understand climate change. 

Dear Mr. President, that's not how global warming works (January 20, 2019)

Deanna Paul of The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang, explains how global actually works. 

How to talk about climate change to someone on a "Flat Earth Cruise" (January 19, 2019)

Steve Hanley, writing for Clean Technica, explains how to talk about climate change to someone who does not believe in climate change. 

Scientists say Trump's first 2 years have been fatal for a livable climate (January 18, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explained how detrimental Trump's presidency has been for the climate.  

The Agenda with Steve Paikin (January 14, 2019)

Dr. Mann talked about what it's like to be studying and communicating the greatest threat to human civilization, on the Canadian public affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin on...

16 Sustainability Leaders Weigh In: How YOU Can Help To Reverse Global Warming (January 12, 2019)

Ryan Hagan, writing for Crowdsourcing Sustainability explains how the general public can impact climate change.

Flat Earth Cruise Proves Why Humans Will Absolutely, Positively Destroy The Earth (January 10, 2019)

Steve Hanley from Clean Technica explains how humans can absolutely destroy the planet. 

Michael Mann on Climate Change - Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren (January 10, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann's talked climate change with with Greta Van Susteren on Voice of America. 

Trump's aim on climate should make you quiver (January 9, 2019)

The latest opinion piece from The Madhouse Effect co-author, Tom Toles.

More coal-fired power plants have closed under Trump than in Obama's first term (January 7, 2019)

Bill Weir, from CNN, and Dr. Michael Mann talk climate change and energy policy. 

More Fake Climate Science (January 6, 2019)

Aaron Burgess' letter to the editor in the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. 

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

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

How Climate Changed Ravaged the World in 2018 (January 1, 2019)

Emmanuel Bedejo's report for the Independent Nigeria on climate change's impacts on the planet.

Bill McKibben Has A New Year's Message About Climate Change - Act Quickly (January 1, 2019)

Steve Hanley, writing for Clean Technica, explains Bill McKibben's new years climate resolution. 

This Year's Natural Disasters Show Climate Change's Dire Consequences Are Already Here (December 30, 2018)

Sarah Ruiz-Grossman from Huffington Post explains how climate change consequences are already apparent. 

Not too late to reverse climate change damage (December 28, 2018)

Rick Johnson letter to the editor in the Northwest Herald about the possibilities for reversing climate change. 

Nations count cost of 2018 climate disasters as experts say CO2 emissions must be cut (December 28, 2018)

Agence Frace-Presse writing for The Straits Times explains why experts are talking about CO2 emissions.

Damage from 2018's worst extreme weather linked to climate change (December 27, 2018)

RTE explains how the damage from 2018's weather is linked to climate change.

19 Bold Predictions for Science and Technology in 2019 (December 27, 2018)

Dr. Mann's 2019 predictions in the real of science and technology, courtesy of NBC News. 

Michael Mann for Climate Mobilization (December 27, 2018)

A holiday message in support of the efforts by The Climate Mobilization.

Climate change: Huge costs of warming impacts in 2018 (December 27, 2018)

Matt McGrath of BBC News explains how climate change has huge financial impacts.

How extreme weather in 2018 cost the world billions (December 26, 2018)

Anne Gulland, writing for The Telegraph, explains how extreme weather is costing the world billions.

How climate change could transform tourism - and the best ways to stop it ruining your holiday (December 26, 2018)

Martin Williams, writing for South China Morning Post, explains the impact of climate change on tourism.

2018: A Year of Climate Devastation and Resistance (December 25, 2018)

The Real News Network describes the year in climate news.

Record rainfall, ice jam and non winter snows make 2018 memorable (December 23, 2018)

Dave McMillion, writing for The Herald-Mail Media, explains the different weather events in 2018.

Fossil Fuels and Climate Denial Still Reign in Louisiana Despite Scientists' Dire Warnings for the State (December 21, 2018)

Julie Dermansky, writing for DeSmog, explains how fossil fuels and climate denial are still in control in Louisiana.  

Jordan B. Peterson: Climate Change Denier & Faux Lover of Science (December 20, 2018)

Michael Bernard of Clean Technica discusses Jordan B. Peterson.

2018 takes the podium as one of the hottest years on record. Let's look deeper (December 20, 2018)

Mark Kaufman, writing for Mashable, explains how 2018 was the hottest year on record.

The Global Warming Hiatus? It Never Happened. Two New Studies Explain Why. (December 18, 2018)

Phil McKenna, writing for Inside Climate News, explains how global warming never stopped.

UN Climate Change Deal Leaves Door Open For US To Rejoin (December 16, 2018)

John Bacon for USA TODAY explains how the US could rejoin the UN climate deal. 

The Cost of California Wildfire Damage in 2018 is Astronomical - And it Could Keep Climbing (December 16, 2018)

Kavitha George, writing for Bustle, explains how wildfires have impacted the US financially.

Climate crisis but not in Aftenbladet (December 15, 2018)

Wenche Skorgee in The Aftenbladet. Translated into English via Google.

Leading Congress Member Promises Renewed Focus on Climate Change (December 11, 2018)

Randy Showstack, writing for American Geophysical Union explains how congress has a renewed focus on climate change. 

COP24: US, Russia and Saudi Arabia condemned as 'climate villains' for blocking crucial global warming report (December 10, 2018)

Josh Gabbatiss of The Independent explains why experts condemn 'climate villains' for blocking crucial global warming report.

U.S stands with Russia and Saudi Arabia against science (December 10, 2018)

Jean Chemnick for E&E News explains how the US is standing against science.

Tackle global warming with hope not fear (December 3, 2018)

The Online version of Michael E. Mann's Politico op-ed with hyperlinks!

Can We Stop The World From Burning (December 2, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Sam Seder via The Ring of Fire Radio. His interview starts at 22:22.

Court Forces University of Arizona to Release Climate Scientists' Traditionally Confidential Emails (December 1, 2018)

Jeff masters of Weather underground explains the courts decision behind forcing the University of Arizona to release confidential emails.

Trump officials argue climate change warnings based on 'worst-cast scenario' (December 1, 2018)

Emily Holden of The Guardian explains how Trump's official's arguments are completely false. 

Trump administration downplays major climate change report as 'worst-case scenario' after president dismisses warnings (December 1, 2018)

Josh Gabbatiss of The Independent explains how the climate change report put out by the Trump administration is not accurate. 

Scientist releases emails to climate deniers (November 30, 2018)

Mark Lynas writing for the Alliance For Science explains how Michael Mann announced that he is voluntarily releasing numerous emails that have ben the target of legal action.

Category 6? Scientists warn hurricanes could keep getting stronger (November 30, 2018)

Josh Solomon of the Tampa Bay Times explains how hurricanes can continue to get stronger as a result of climate change.