News, Interviews & Commentaries

The Green New Deal Has Put Climate Change Denial Out to Pasture (February 13, 2019)

Charles Pierce, writing for Esquire, explains how Republicans have pivoted to actually talking-about-talking-about a solution.   

Why More Heat Means The End Of The Predictable World As We Know It (February 13, 2019)

Lance Olsen, writing for The Mountain Journal, explains how by not confronting the causes of climate change, we're setting ourselves up for huge economic and ecological impacts.

When Warren Washington created the first climate model, he had no idea how necessary it was. He just won the 'Nobel Prize for the environment.' (February 12, 2019)

Aylin Woodward, for Business Insider, explains how necessary Warren Washington's creation of the first climate model was to history. 

'The most villainous act in the history of human civilization' Michael E Mann speaks out (February 12, 2019)

The renowned US climate scientist and Tyler Prize winner talks exclusively to Samantha Page for Cosmos.

Pioneers of climate science win "Nobel" prize for environment (February 12, 2019)

Mihai Andrei for ZME Science explains why Washington and Mann are the most deserving scientists to receive this award. 

Pioneers of climate science win “Nobel” prize for environment (February 12, 2019)

Mihai Andrei, writing for ZME Science, explains why Warren Washington and Michael Mann have been awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. 

Climate Scientist Dr. Michael Mann, Tyler Prize 2019 Laureate, Interview (February 12, 2019)

Jayde Lovell sits down with climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann, co-recipient of the 2019 Tyler Price for environmental achievement.

Pioneering Black Scientist to Win Novel Prize of Climate Change (February 12, 2019)

Marlene Cimons of Nexus Media announces that climate scientist Warren Washington will be awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Penn State news announces that Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for environmental achievement. 

Winning World War II wasn't socialism. Neither is the Green New Deal (February 12, 2019)

Joseph Romm, writing for Climate Progress, explains how the Green New Deal is not socialism. 

‘The most villainous act in the history of human civilisation.’ Michael E Mann speaks out (February 12, 2019)

Samantha Page, for Cosmos Magazine, talks with the renowned US climate scientist and Tyler Prize winner.

Tyler Prize Awarded to Climate Scientists Washington and Mann (February 12, 2019)

Randy Showstack, writing for EOS, recognizes Warren Washington and Michael Mann for their efforts to advance climate change knowledge through their research and in public policy. 

Pioneering Black Scientist to Win Nobel Prize of Climate Change (February 12, 2019)

Marlene Cimons, writing for Popular Science, recognizes climate scientist Warren Washington as he will be awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. 

Warren Washington and Michael Mann Awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Steve Hanley for Clean Technica congratulates Warren Washington and Michael Mann on their award.

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Q&A (February 12, 2019)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's question and answer about being selected as the 2019 Tyler Prize Laureate.

Warren Washington & Michael Mann Awarded 2019 Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievement (February 12, 2019)

Steve Hanley, from Clean Technica, recognizes Warren Washington and Michael Mann on being awarded 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

Why are thousands of students striking from school? (February 11, 2019)

Clementine de Pressigny, writing for Vice, explains why students are ditching school to demand action against climate change. 

Why Millennial Listen When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks (February 11, 2019)

Jackson Schroeder of The University Network explains why millennials identify with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

The Coldest Recorded Years That Earth Has Suffered All Occurred At Least 90 Years Ago (February 9, 2019)

Kristine Moore Writer for The Inquisitr explains that the coldest year on record was 1904, with the coldest years on record all occurring over 90 years ago.

Mike Mann on the Arctic Methane Bomb (February 9, 2019)

Peter Sinclair, writing for The Climate Denial Crock of the Week talks with Dr. Mann.

Climate Change Denial Groups Push Campaign to Tie 'Green New Deal' to Fyre Festival (February 8, 2019)

Davis Richardson, writing for the Observer, explains why climate change deniers are trying to connect the Green New Deal to the Fyre Festival.

The Polar Vortex, explained (February 6, 2019)

Sarah Gibbens from National Geographic explains the polar vortex.

Green New Dealers Call for Turning 'Rage Into Action' After Trump Refuses to Even Say Word 'Climate' in SOTU (February 6, 2019)

Jessica Corbett, writing for Common Dreams, explains how people are reacting to Trump refusing to say the word 'Climate'.

The State of Climate Policy in 2019 (February 5, 2019)

Penn State distinguished Professor of atmospheric science, Michael Mann's interview with MSNBC where he summarizes the past year in climate policy, and the impact of President Trump's...

The What Matters Most Podcast (February 4, 2019)

Dr. Michael Mann joins Paul Samuel Dolman on his 500th episode celebratory podcast. 

Using The Big Freeze To Deny Climate Change...Stupidity Or Cynicism? (February 2, 2019)

Dr. Michael E. Mann's new op-ed in The Guardian on the reaction to the polar vortex and why it reminds us how important it is to have a citizenry who can distinguish between scientific fact and...

It's damn cold, but heat records in the U.S. still dominate (February 1, 2019)

Mark Kaufman, writing for Mashable, explains how just because there were extreme cold temperatures across much of the east coast, the U.S. is still beating heat records. 

The Energy 202: EPA adds researcher who calls climate science 'murky' to key advisory board (February 1, 2019)

Dino Grandoni for The Washington Post explains how dangerous the new EPA researcher is to climate science.

Think this polar vortex was cold? It should have been colder (February 1, 2019)

Andrew Revkin, writing for The National Geographic explains how the science proves that colder naps will occur more often over longer timescales. 

How Arctic warming may have blasted us with the polar vortex (January 31, 2019)

Andrew Freedman, writing for Axios, explains how warming can actually explain the polar vortex in the U.S.

Scientists defend Ocasio-Ortez's warning that we have 12 years to avert climate catastrophe (January 31, 2019)

Joseph Romm for Think Progress explains how only deep cuts in carbon pollution will save the world from the incoming climate disaster.

How global Warming May Be Behind the Deep Freeze - Or Not (January 30, 2019)

Alan Neuhauser, writing for U.S. News and World Report, explains how global warming is behind the deep freeze. 

Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What's going on? (January 30, 2019)

Doyle Rice, writing for USA Today, explains how climate change is connecting all of the extreme weather across the globe.

Polar vortex event' brings subzero temps to U.S - and it could become more common (January 30, 2019)

Stephen Johnson, writing for Big Think, explains how this polar vortex could become more common.

How does global warming explain the extremely gold weather? Here's what experts say (January 30, 2019)

Herb Scribner for Deseret News explains how global warming can explain the polar vortex in the United States.

Extreme cold gripping Midwest does not debunk global warming, experts say (January 30, 2019)

Jim Rainey of NBC News debunks the myth that the extreme cold is not proof of climate change.

Trump always dismisses climate change when it's cold. Not so fast, experts say (January 29, 2019)

Chris Mooney, writing for The Washington Post, explains why you cannot dismiss climate change when it's cold.

Climate Change Crisis - Murray's Green Basin Almost Dusty Outback (January 25, 2019)

The Irish Examiner explains how climate change is affecting the biomes around the world.

2018 was the Earth's fourth-warmest year on record (January 25, 2019)

New York Post explains how last year only came in fourth hottest because of natural yearly variability.

Are We Headed Toward the Worst-Case Climate Change Scenario? (January 25, 2019)

Kate Wheeling, writing for Pacific Standard explains how we could be headed to the worst-case climate change scenario.

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.