2016 News

John Timmer, writer for arstechnica.com, questions whether you can keep calling someone a fraud after they've been cleared multiple times. Focusing on the climate researchers defamation suit currently in progress. 

Stephanie Pappas, a Live Science Contributor, explains the possibilities that 2017 will hold for climate change. Dr. Mann's science is quoted.  

Andrew Nikiforuk of the Tyee explains why oil has fueled the bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Dr. Mann's input is quoted.  

Kieran Mulvaney discussing the incoming administration which is headed by, and filled with, people who question climate science. 

David Edwards of Raw Story discusses how Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration has removed the word climate from a Department of Natural Resources website dedicated to climate change. 

Rachel Leven writes for the Daily Environment Report about the current climate scientist defamation court ruling. 

Greg Laden posted an article on Science Blogs discussing Dr. Mann's recent court win against climate change defamation. Including a statement by Dr. Mann.

Jack Holmes, writer for esquire, further explains how Donald Trump's presidency could negatively affect our climate

Andrew Freedman of mashable.com, writes about how on Thursday a federal appeals court ruled that a climate science researcher can proceed with defamation claims against writers who made false allegations about his scientific work. 

Michael Mann's opinion piece for the Center Daily Times discussing how he fears more attacks on climate science in the future. 

Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch, writes how the people of Boone NC have made an historic decision to convert to clean energy. 

Dr. Mann's opinion piece in the Washington Post discussing his fears after Donald Trump picked Scott Pruitt for Environmental Protection Agency administrator. 

Watch this video of Dr. Mann, Renee Lertzman, Cristine Russell, and Tom Toles discussing the concerns about climate and the new administration. 

One of Trump's pick for the EPA transition team is David Schnare, an attorney for a coal industry-backed nonprofit. Schnare has previously fought campaigns against climate scientists. 

Michael D. Lemonick, writer for Scientific American, More than 800 Earth scientists and energy experts (and counting) urge the incoming president to take six crucial steps. 

Mihai Andrei of ZME Science, explains that with the rise of social media scientists and the general public have experienced a rise in fake news. 

Amina Zaidi, columnist for The McGill International Review, explains why many scientists are expressing concern over the future of the environment surrounding Donald Trump's presidency and subsequent policy agenda. 

Jamie Doward of The Guardian discusses how Electric-car evangelist, Elon Musk, is the target of concerted negative online campaign linked to influential right wing network.  

Eva Botkin-Kowacski, staff writer for the CS Monitor, says that climate models predict that the conditions just right for tornado creations will be more likely with the rising temperatures. 

Nagraj Adve, columnist for The Wire, reveals the not so surprising truth about how poorly informed Donald Trump's climate skepticism really is. 

Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec wrote an opinon piece for the observer. In this article they discuss how the 2015 wildfire season in the United States broke records, with more than 10 million acres burned. 

This article from the French newspaper Le Monde, discusses how a hundred scientists ask Europe and the international community to act against endocrine disrupting chemicals, because of their use for manufacturing doubt in the climate change battle. 

Roz Pidcock of CarbonBrief.org discusses how to make a simple, eye-catching graphic about climate change with out compromising the science. Dr. Mann's hockey stick graphic is used as an example. 

CNBC's Robert Ferris congratulates SpaceX on their win of a NASA contract to send a $112 million water-monitoring  satellite into orbit. Dr. Mann is quoted.

Francesca Chambers, white house correspondent for dailymail.com, reveals that Trump wants to see space exploration as one of NASA's main goals. Shifting away from 'Earth-centric science' or science to end climate change. Dr. Mann is quoted. 

Steven T. Corneliussen of Physics Today writes about how Donald Trump could possible be "the first anti-science president we have ever had". 

 

Scott Sutherland of The Weather Network discusses how climate change could get even worse than meteorologists previously thought. 

George Eaton of newstatesman.com discusses how the US president''s multiple defects will distract from the greatest danger to our planet. Dr. Mann is quoted. 

In an article by Ian Johnston, the environment correspondent independent.co, Senior NASA scientists suggests that he may resign if Donald Trump tries to skew climate change research results. 

In Damian Carrington's article for the Guardian, World Meteorological Organization figures show global temperature is 1.2C above pre-industrial levels and will set a new high for the third year running.

Renee Lewis writes for fusion.net about scientists and others who work with climate science's fears about the future impact of a warming earth. Dr. Mann's role in Before the Flood was mentioned.

Leon Valsechi of the Center Daily Times discusses Dr. Mann's reasons to be cautiously optimistic about President-elects plans to approach climate change.

Ken Ward Jr. a staff writer for the Charleston Gazette-Mail writes how President-elect Donald Trump policies will not increase coal production as much the Coal Associations predict.

Nsikan Akpan and Leigh Anne Tiffany discuss how apprehension has brewed among science and health minded communities since the election. 

In a Q&A with Greenwire, Dr. Mann discusses why he believes Donald Trump's administration might be "game over" for climate change.

US Scientists are responding to the President-Elect Donald Trump with anxiety ovr the stance that his administration will take on Science. Dr. Mann is mentioned. 

Chris Sommerfeldt of the New York Daily News discusses that if Trump lives up to his campaign promises that it could mean "game over" for the planet. Dr. Mann is quoted citing recently published scientific papers.

Andrea Thompson of climate central comments on the election of Donald Trump as the nation's next president. Dr. Mann shares his thoughts on a Trump Presidency. 

Robin Bravender, and E&E News reporter discusses how the election results sent shock waves through the energy and environmental world. Dr. Mann is quoted in the article. 

Bert Oliver posted an article in Thought Leader about the many reasons why voters in the United States should not vote for Donald Trump tomorrow Tuesday, November 8th. 

Peter Cannavo of The Huffington Post discusses the long term climate issues that could result from short sided political decisions today. 

Kate Aronoff from In These Times discusses the battle over a Washington state ballot initiative to help curb future climate change. Dr. Michael Mann is quoted. 

Take a look at Leo DiCaprio's new film for free online. Dr. Mann has a spot light in the movie.

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and The National Geographic Channel released two star-studded pro-climate-action documentaries yesterday in hopes of swaying voters before next weeks election. Dr. Mann makes his appearance in "Before The Flood"

Narrated by actor Emma Thompson the documentary "The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their wealth to deter action on climate change. Dr. Mann was interviewed in the documentary. 

"Before The Flood" premiered on October 30th, and is aired on the National Geographic Channel until November 6th. The creators of this documentary hope to influence their audience to take action to stop climate change with reasonable solutions. 

Dr. Mann's commentary on the new website for Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens's Before The Flood. 

Darcy Pacheco from the Daily Collegian discusses Dr. Mann's guest lecture in the class, Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy. 

Dr. Mann, Naomi Oreskes, and Kerry A. Emanuel write in the American Geophysical Union's newsletter about why they believe AGU and its funders should be held to the same standards of scrutiny as the scientists who publish in its journals.