2017 News & Interviews

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...

Mann disputes climate change deniers with cartoons (April 2, 2018)

Maggie Prosser of The New Political discusses Dr. Mann's event at the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Speaker at OU takes aim at climate-change denial (April 1, 2018)

Becca King of The Athens News explains how an acclaimed and often critic of climate-change spoke at Ohio University.

A Global Warming Tipping Point in Cleveland (March 30, 2018)

Mark Urycki of Idea Stream writes about Dr. Mann's latest lecture at the City Club of Cleveland.  

Climate Scientists Debate a Flaw in the Paris Climate Agreement (March 29, 2018)

Dana Nuccitelli writes about climate scientists recent comment on Millar et al in Nature Geoscience. 

With Seriousness and Satire, Top Scholar Examines Climate Change in Trump Era (March 28, 2018)

Check out Dr. Mann's new interview with Tom Hodson of WOUB Public Media in Athens Ohio.

These Scientists Have a Wild Plan to Throw Salt into the Atmosphere Here's Why (March 27, 2018)

Laura Geggel of Live Science explains why a group of scientists are proposing that kitchen table salt be used to help slow climate change through a rather unusual technique.  

Pielke Jr., Defends Trump, HIs Work Critiques Mainstream Climate Report (March 22, 2018)

Climate Denier Roundup explains Pielke Jr.'s words on climate science. 

Oil Companies Conveniently Think Climate Science Stopped in 2013 (March 21, 2018)

Brian Kahn of Earther explains how oil companies have woken up to the reality of climate change. 

In case of dumb Trump tweet on climate change and snow storms, read this (March 21, 2018)

Joseph Romm of Climate Progress explains the impacts of global warming that are making nor'easters more instense.

Climate Change Could Be Fueling Strength Of Back-To-Back No'easter (March 19, 2018)

Lydia O'Conner of Huffington Post explains the reason behind the frequency of Nor'easters this March.

Rapid Arctic warming and melting ice are increasing the frequency of blizzards in the Northeast, study finds (March 14, 2018)

Jason Samenow of The Capital Weather Gang explains how a study shows that arctic temperature spikes, dwindling ice, and severe winter weather are all connected. 

Warmer Arctic Winters Linked to East Coast Winter Storms (March 14, 2018)

Olivia Rosane of EcoWatch explains how new research finds that extreme winters are two-to-four times more likely to occur on the East Coast when the Arctic is warmer than average.

Study on Arctic warmth an winter weather across the U.S. draws heated debate (March 13, 2018)

Amina Kahn of the Los Angeles Times explains how extreme winter weather across the United States is linked to Arctic warming, especially in the eastern states.

A Warming Arctic Could Be Driving More Winter Storms in Lower Latitudes (March 13, 2018)

Matt Smith of Seeker explains why the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. 

Interview with Thom Hartmann (March 13, 2018)

Dr. Michael Mann will be talking live with Thom Hartmann about the latest climate change science and politics at 2:05pm on March 13th. 

John Kelly reportedly feared Pruitt's climate debate would be a huge embarrassment (March 10, 2018)

Kiley Kroh from Think Progress explains why John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, killed the idea of Scott Pruitt's climate debate. 

Award for fighting civilization's greatest challenge (March 9, 2018)

Robyn Williams of ABC Radio National ABC Science congratulates Michael Mann on being awarded the Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association of the Advancement of Science.

Do we need to radically change our lives to stop climate change? (March 7, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Maria Armoudian of Public Interest Media New Zealand.

Further surprises in store from 'angry beast' of climate" (March 4, 2018)

Gabrielle Monaghan of The Times and The Sunday Times explains why life-threatening weather emergencies are keeping the Irish people confined indoors for days at a time.

High Arctic temperatures break records (March 3, 2018)

Dwayne Harmon of Newburgh Gazette explains how the freak warming around the North Pole that sent a blast of Arctic air over Europe could happen more frequently.

Can Throwing a Tantrum Help Save Us From Climate Change? (February 23, 2018)

John R. Platt, from The Revelator, wrote a glowing review of the Dr. Mann's new book.  

Where's Pruitt's red-team debate? (February 22, 2018)

Robin Bravender, E&E News reporter, explains Scott Pruitt's efforts to promote a public climate science debate. 

Stronger storms mean new 'category six' scale may be needed (February 21, 2018)

Eleanor Ainge Roy, writing for The Guardian, explains how the traditional scale for storms is not accommodating to the increasing intensity of storms. 

When it comes to climate change, a tantrum is just what we need (February 21, 2018)

Dr. Mann writes about his new book with Megan Herbert from the New Scientist.

Arctic temperatures are soaring, and scientists are freaking out (February 20, 2018)

Joe Romm of Think Progress explains why the planet keeps heating up and melting ice at a 'frightening' pace.

Climate Change will accelerate extreme weather events in the coming years (February 18, 2018)

Dr. Mann's latest interview with Steve Curwood for PRI Public Radio International PRI's Living on Earth.

EPA Chief must fly first class due to 'toxic environment politically' (February 14, 2018)

John Bacon of USA today explains why EPA chief Scott Pruitt defended flying first class on the government tab by saying the 'toxic environment politically' has led to uncomfortable...

Michael E. Mann Receives AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award (February 14, 2018)

Stephen Waldron from AAAS congratulates Dr. Mann on his science communication efforts, current research, and several publications.

Samoan Prime Minister to open Pacific-wide climate change conference in Wellington (February 14, 2018)

Victoria University of Wellington explains why the Samoan Prime Minister and climate change action advocate created a climate change conference in Wellington.

Miami could be underwater in your kid's lifetime as sea level rise accelerates (February 13, 2018)

Doyle Rice of USA Today, explains the extreme seal level rise seen all around the world.

Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it (February 12, 2018)

Brandon Miller of CNN, explains how climate change is impacting how quickly sea level is rising.

EPA chief's questions about climate science draw new scrutiny (February 10, 2018)

Timothy Cama, writer for The Hill, explains how EPA head Scott Pruitt is getting bolder in quesitoning climate change.

Climate Change in Our Own Backyard (February 9, 2018)

Read this opinion piece by Karen Elias in The Express, Lock Haven, PA

EPA's Pruitt suggests climate change may not be a 'bad thing' (February 8, 2018)

Charlie May of Salon, explains why EPA head Scott Pruitt thinks climate change maybe not be so bad.

Idaho Lawmakers Are trying Again to Scrub Climate Change From Education Standards (February 7, 2018)

Chris D'Angelo of The Huffington Post explains why state legislators are trying to change the education standards in Idaho.

EPA head Scott Pruitt says global warming may help 'humans flourish' (February 7, 2018)

Oliver Milman of The Guardian writes about another comment from EPA head Scott Pruitt that proves once again that he his a climate change denier. 

Rebekah Mercer Puts a Museum's Credibility at Risk

Dr. Mann's Op-Ed with James Powell in The New York Times about Rebekah Mercer's family foundation and how they fund groups that deny climate change.

Polar Vortex: How the Jet Stream and Climate Change Bring on Cold Snaps (February 2, 2018)

Bob Berwyn of Inside Climate News explains how the Jet stream has weakened over the past several decades and the impact on climate change.

The Wired Guide to Climate Change (February 1, 2018)

Katie M. Palmer and Matt Simon from The Wired explain everything you need to know about what humans can do to stop wrecking the planet.

It's not okay how clueless Donald Trump is about climate change (February 1, 2018)

Dana Nuccitelli, writing for The Guardian, explains why it is dangerous to accept Trump's ignorance.

Are we already warmer than any time since the Ice Age ended? (January 31, 2018)

Scott K. Johnson, writing for Ars Technica, explains how a new record of past climate proves that we are indeed warmer than we've ever been as a planet.

How Sensitive Is Earth's Climate to Carbon Dioxide Pollution (January 30, 2018)

Matt Smith of The Seeker explains how a new study seeks to pin down how much global temperatures are likely to rise with a doubling CO2 in the atmosphere compared to the pre-industrial era.

Trump's false claims about the polar ice caps (January 29, 2018)

Dan Merica and Brandon Miller,  writing for CNN explains Trumps false claims that the ice caps were setting records for how much they are not melting.