News, Interviews & Commentaries

Trump 'poses the single greatest threat' to our climate, bombshell UN report makes clear (October 8, 2018)

Joseph Romm, writing for The Climate Progress explains why President Trump is so dangerous to our climate.   

Climate change impacts worse than expected, global report warns (October 7, 2018)

Stephen Leahy, writing for National Geographic, explains how climate change could be worse than expected.   

Torrential rain in 2018 gives Hagerstown wettest September on record and fifth highest annual precipitation (October 6, 2018)

Dave McMillion of the Herald-Mail Media explains why climate experts said the Hagerstown region can expect more 'extremes'.    

Climate changing faster than feared, but why are we surprised? (October 4, 2018)

Marlowe Hood of AFP News Agency, writing via Yahoo News, explains how the climate is changing quickly.  

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace (October 4, 2018)

Steve Kannon, writing for The Observer explains how the weather is going to get even worse.   

Crime against the planet: Climate change denial an orchestrated industry response (October 2, 2018)

Art Hobson's great column in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette about climate change deniers.   

We HAVE To Start Taking Climate Change Seriously (October 2, 2018)

Farron Cousins and The Ring of Fire Radio explains why we need to take climate change seriously. 

Harbingers: Florence, Forest Fires, and the Future (September 26, 2018)

John Atcheson, writing from Common Dreams explains how climate change's catastrophe is still a threat.

Unlike Vegas What Happens in the Arctic Doesn't Stay in the Arctic says Prof Michael E. Mann (September 25, 2018)

Watch Dr. Mann's full interview up in Svalbard with Anthony Hobley of Carbon Tracker.

On Patterns and Proxies, or the Perils of Reconstructing the Unknown (September 25, 2018)

An interesting essay on The Hockey Stick and the politics surrounding it, by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun for E-Flux.

Oil funded, free market think tanks have attacked the IPCC since the very beginning (September 25, 2018)

Brendan Montague, writing for The Ecologist, explains how the intergovernmental panel on climate change has been attacked by free market think tanks funded by oil.

Showcases creates connections among leaders, build sustainability discourse (September 25, 2018)

Kevin Silman of Penn State News discusses Michael Mann's presentation, The Dire Predictions,  Understanding Climate Change, at the first of the fall 2018 Sustainability Showcase Series.

The Long Hot Summer (September 24, 2018)

Roland Pease of BBC News/BBC World Service talks with Dr. Michael Mann and other climate scientists about the linkage between climate change and the extreme summer of 2018. 

Post-Florence, The Fourth Estate Must Expand Its Climate Coverage (September 23, 2018)

DR Tucker, writing for Washington Monthly explains how climate change has impacted Hurricane Florence.

Trump's climate change denial puts us all in peril (September 23, 2018)

Rev Jesse Jackson, writing for the Philadelphia Tribune explaining how not reacting to the recent storms is dangerous.

Women Climate Scientists Threatened and Harassed (September 21, 2018)

PRI Public Radio International explains how women climate scientist are being uniquely harassed and threatened.

Climate change is making storms like Hurricane Florence wore (September 19, 2018)

Brandon Miller of CNN explains how climate change is affecting storms.

Will Florence's Costs Be a Climate Change Wake-Up Call in the Carolinas (September 18, 2018)

Dana Drugmand, writing for Climate Liability News explains why the costs for Florence will hopefully be a wake up call for costal states.

By enforcing climate change denial, Trump puts us all in peril (September 17, 2018)

Jesse Jackson, writing for the Chicago Sun Times, explains how Trump is hurting the country via his climate change denial.

Climate change's role in natural disasters and a mea culpa (September 17, 2018)

Don Paul for The Buffalo News apologizes for a previous article.

Only A Matter of Time Before Category 6 Hurricane Hits U.S. (September 17, 2018)

Andy Rowell, writing for Common Dreams, explains how the various typhoons and hurricanes in the tropics could affect the United States.

Nature Roars. Washington Hears Nothing (September 16, 2018)

Must read editorial just out in The New York Times written by the editorial board.

Hurricane Florence likely worsened by effects of climate change, researchers say (September 15, 2018)

Nicole Mortilaro of CBS news explains the impact of climate change on hurricanes. 

Hurricanes stalling like Florence over the Carolinas may get in more common (September 15, 2018)

Rachel Becker, writing for The Verge, explains how hurricanes stalling over land may happen more often.

USA TODAY publishes still more climate misinformation, denying a link between climate change and hurricanes (September 14, 2018)

Lisa Hymas, writing for Media Matters for America, examines why USA Today is still publishing climate misinformation.   

Warning of what was already arrived: Florence is a climate change triple threat (September 14, 2018)

Dr. Mann's latest op-ed in The Guardian discussing the most recent hurricane.

Global warming didn't cause Florence, scientists say, but it's making hurricanes more intense (September 14, 2018)

Seth Borenstein via AP/Chicago Tribune explains exactly how climate change has affected hurricanes and tropical storms.

Climate Change Fuels California Fires (September 13, 2018)

The New Delhi Times explains how climate change and wildfires are connected.

After Florence, barrier islands still doomed by rising sea (September 13, 2018)

Michael Biesecker and Jonathan Drew, writing for the Miami Herald, explains how the threat of Florence is not over.

Is Hurricane Florence's unusual danger linked to climate change? (September 13, 2018)

Kyle Bagenstose of The Intelligencer explains how hurricane Florence could be linked to climate change.

How warmer temps are making Florence worse (September 13, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Paul Huttner of MPR News about how rising temperatures are affecting hurricanes. 

Climate change helped make Hurricane Florence a 'monster', says climate scientist Michael Mann (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with CBC News on how climate change helped make Hurricane Florence a 'monster'.

Weather or Not Feature (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Jacob Morse on Penn State Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science's Weather Or Not program. Talking about the impact of climate change on extreme summer...

Damage by Hurricane Florence might be worse because of climate change

The Straits Times explains why climate change is making Hurricane Florence worse. 

Extreme Weather Now the New Normal (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann's interview with Ian masters of Ian Masters Media Background Briefing on KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles. The topics include climate change and hurricane Florence, extreme weather and politics...

Even the EPA acknowledges its new methane rule may be costly (September 12, 2018)

Dino Grandoni of The Washington Post explains how the new methane rule could be costly.

Hurricane Florene Changes Path, "Storm of a Lifetime" Now Expected to Stall Over Land

David Grossman for Popular Mechanics discusses Hurricane Florence's path

Background Briefing with Ian Masters (September 12, 2018)

Dr. Mann will be talking about Florence, hurricanes and climate change with Ian Masters Media on KPFA Radio.

Monster 190mph Hurricanes 'could happen so much in future' Category 6 warning is needed (September 12, 2018)

Pau Harper of The Daily Star explains why extreme hurricanes could happen in the future.

Florence, Hurricanes and Climate Change (September 12, 2018)

Greg Laden's blog will cover how human caused climate change is related to hurricanes.

6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster (September 12, 2018)

Jenavieve Hatch of Huffington Post explains how North Carolina could have seen this storm coming.

Hurricane Florence: How climate change is increasing the threat from tropical storms (September 11, 2018)

Joe Sommerlad of The Independent explains how climate change is increasing the threat of tropical storms.

World leaders urged to do more in global warming fight (September 11, 2018)

Nirmal Ghosh, writing for The Straits Times, explains why World leaders are urged to do more in global warnings.

Be cognizant of the cause and effect always (September 4, 2018)

Pavitra Sriprakash for Indian Express explains cause and effects of Climate change, with a shout-out for The Madhouse Effect.

Mann receives 2018 AGU Climate Communication Prize (September 4, 2018)

A'ndrea Elyse Messer, writing for Penn State News, congratulates Dr. Mann on being the 2018 recipient of the American Geophysical Union's Climate Communication Prize. 

New dual-title doctoral degree in climate science launched (August 31, 2018)

Patricia Craig, writing for Penn State News explains the new doctoral degree coming to Penn State.