News, Interviews & Commentaries

As Climate Deception Investigations Gain Momentum, ExxonMobil Plays the Victim (May 6, 2016)

Elliott Negin, senior writer at the Huffington Post, disscuses ExxonMobile's reluctance to comply with the Attourney General's fraud investigation. Dr. Mann and other climate scientists are...

Climate Change Might Be Causing Massive Canadian Wilfires, Experts Say (May 4, 2016)

Casey Williams from the Huffington Post discusses the wildfires in Canada. Dr. Mann is quoted saying that the conditions that made these wilfires possible are the unsually warm and dry winters that...

People Have Tracked Changes in Climate for Much Longer Than We Thought (May 3, 2016)

Dan Falk, writing for Mental_Floss discusses a new study pulbished in Nature Scientific Reports that shows people have been tracking changes in climate since the 17th and 15th centuries in Europe and...

Tuesday's letters: Bathrrom Stupidity (May 3, 2016)

Dr. Michael Mann writes a letter to the editor.

The 2016 North Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

ESSC director Dr. Michael E. Mann, alumnus Dr. Michael Kozar, and researcher Sonya K. Miller have released their 2016 North Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. They are calling for a more active...

Global warming could deplete the oceans' oxygen - with severe consequences (April 28, 2016)

Chris Mooney from The Washington Post discusses how global warming can have a negative effect on the world's ocean

Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter (April 26, 2016)

John Swain from Carbon Brief names Dr. Mann the top climate "connector" on Twitter. He also disscusses how Twitter has become a popular platform for discussing climate change between...

Man-Made Climate Change is Real (April 26, 2016)

Richard Moore an investigative Reporter for The Northwoods River News interviewed Dr. Mann about his beliefs that the debate on climate change should focus on what to do about it and not...

Interview About Climate Change (April 26, 2018)

Michael Mann's recent interview about climate change with Robert F. Kennedy Jr on The Ring of Fire Radio. Listen to part 1 here >> Listen to part 2 here >>

Exxon and It's Allies Invoke First Amendment to Fight Climate Fraud Probe (April 22, 2016)

Neela Banarjee from Inside Climate News discusses how Exxon and their allies are invoking free speech protections in pushback against subpoenas from the government seeking decades of documents...

Fate of World's Coastlines Rests on Melting Antartic Ice (April 21, 2016)

The increased melting from the Antartic is leading to an increase in water levels along the world's coastlines says John Upton from Climate Central. Dr Michael Mann is quoted.

March 2016 Was Hottest on Record by Greatest Margin Yet Seen for Any Month (April 16, 2016)

Deirdre Fulton from EcoWatch discusses how March broke the record once again for hottest month since at least 1891.

The New Climate Rallying Cry: Keep It In The Ground (April 13, 2016)

Sammy Roth from The Desert Sun discusses why climate activist hope to end coal, oil, and natural gass extraction on public land.

The North Atlantic Blob: A Marine Cold Wave That Won't Go Away (April 8, 2016)

Bob Henson from WunderBlog dicsusses a large area of cooler-than-normal water that has persisted in the far North Atlantic for more than two years. Dr. Michael Mann is quoted.

The Terrifying Math of Melting Ice Sheets (April 8, 2016)

"Living on Earth" Public Radio International and NPR interview of Dr. Mann on the math of ice melting around the world.

Yale Researchers identify flaw in global models. The implications are not good. (April 7, 2016)

Michael. E. Mann and Trude Storelvmo, from Yale, discuss her group's latest research, and what it implies for scientists' efforts to identify the most critical and challening farameter for...

Watching the seas rise: The new Jason-3 satellite is busy mapping the oceans (April 4, 2016)

Renee Lewis of Fusion discusses how a new map of global ocean levels recently revealed a relentless rise due to cliamte change.

CSLDF Files New Brief In Support Of Protecting Climate Scientists (March 28, 2016)

On Friday, March 25, CSLDF filed a breif arguing for protection of climate scientists' private files against invasive open records requests by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute.

The Galileo Gambit: When Climate Change Denial Gets Personal (March 28, 2016)

Dr. Mann writes about how Fossil Fuel companies hae ben misleading the public and policymakers about the risks of their products for decades.

Dr. Michael Mann - Are We in Runaway Climate Change? (March 28, 2016)

Thom Hartmann interviews Dr. Mann about scientists beliefs that ice melt in Greenland and Antacrtica could speed up faster than previously thought.

Climate Change Explained and Proof It's Man Made (Part 1 of 2) (March 28, 2016)

Dr. Michael E. Mann joins Dave Rubin, discussing climate change 101. Watch here >> Watch Part 2 >>

Penn State professor refutes Heiberg's climate change letter (March 24, 2016)

Dr. Mann responds to a letter written by Rick heiberg which states that the reality of human-caused climate change is "[sic] far-from 'settled' in the actual community of climate...

Scientists Say Global Warming Slowdown Happened But Its Effects Are Gone (March 22, 2016)

A group of scientists say that global warming slowdown undoubtedly happened, but now the Earth's temperatures are back on the rise. Dr. Mann is quoted.

Americans are suddently taking global warming way more seriously (March 21, 2016)

A new U.S. Gallup poll indicates that more Americans are conserned about global warming now than before. Dr. Mann is mentioned in the article.

Real Scrutiny of Science and Scientists Goes Well Beyond FOIA (March 20,2016)

Michael Halpern from The Union of Concerned Scientists discusses the scrutiny that many climate scientists are reciving about the supposed gap in global warming. Dr. Mann is mentioned.

This Is Why The Record Warmth is Not Natural (March 19,2016)

Dan Satterfield quotes research from a paper published in Nature Scientific Reports by Michael Mann, Stefan Rahmstorf, and many other scientsits to prove that the record in heat in February 2016 was...

Earth Enters New Era of Extreme Weather Caused by Global Warming (March 18, 2016)

Dr. mann discussed the report that details the link between unprecedented storms and human-caused climate change.

The Chair of the House Science Committee Is Harassing NOAA Climate Scientists Again (February 26,2016)

Michael Halpern from Union of Concerned Scientists discusses the House Science Commmittee Chairmans refusal to believe the science behind climate change and the scientists research that has gone into...

Time to get serious about climate change (February 26, 2016)

Bob Potter from Centre Daily Times reacts to climate change deniers who only choose to believe some of the science out there. He signs Dr. Mann's book Dire Predictions as a book people should...

Scientists Finally Admit Climate Models Are Failing To Predict Global Warming (February 26, 2016)

Michael Bastasch from The Daily Caller debates teh idea that there was a 15-year "hiatus" in global warming. Dr. Michael Mann's "hockey stick" curve is mentioned.

Michael Mann: "What happens in the arctic doesn't stay in the arctic" (Feb 25, 2016)

Dr. Mann met with Thom Hartman to discuss climate change and the weird winter that has occured in many parts of America.

A few notes about Mark Steyn - the climate science denier and ABC Q&A guest (Febuary 15, 2016)

Graham Readfern dicusses climate change denier Mark Steyn. Dr. Michael Mann is mentioned.

The Country's Top Scientists Have Some Questions for Tonight's Debate (February 11, 2016)

Tim McDonnell from Mother Jones, adresses the lack of conversation surrounding climate change in the presidential debates. Dr. Michael Mann, along with other top scientist, propose their own...

Hey US science teachers, leave those climate myths alone (February 11, 2016)

Dr. Michael E. Mann dicusses the topic of climate change in the United States education system.

New vid: Scientist on the Paris Agreement (February 10, 2016)

A collection of interviews of scientists reactions when the news of the Paris agreement came through. Dr. Mann was one of the scientist interviewed.

Michael E. Mann: Climate change deniers perpetuate smears on proven science. (February 07, 2016)

Dr. Michael E. Mann addresses falsehoods about the topic of human-caused climate change mentioned in a recent letter to the editor.

Turning up the heat on climate denialists (January 31, 2016)

Graham Readfearn from Independent Austrialia dicusses how the chances of the record heat not being due to manmade greenhouse gases are incredibly slim

A Big El Niño Was The Likely Instigator Of Last Week's Blizzard (Jan. 27, 2016)

Climate scientist Michael Mann tells NPR that warm wet air was carried through the atmosphere like a wave when you shake a rope. "If you flick it like El Niño is doing in the...

We Asked Scientists If Ted Cruz and B.o.B Had Anything In Common. They Had A Lot To Say. (January 26, 2016)

Ryan Koronowski from ThinkProgress, asks scientists their thoughts on flat earth believers. Dr. Michael Mann comments.

How Likely Is The Observed Recent Warmth? (January 25, 2016)

Dr. Michael E. Mann uses his research to discuss the probablity of the recent warmth that has occured around the world.

Is Humanity on the Eve of Extinction? (January 22, 2016)

Thom Hartmann from Sputnik News, discusses the science behind the record breaking heat in 2015 and 2014. Dr. Michael Mann helps explain how the probablity of back-to-back record years is increasing

2015 was hottest year in recorded history (Jaunary 21, 2016)

Today Online discusses how 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history in the world and the second-warmest on record for the continental United Sates. Dr. Michael Mann was quoted. Read more...

Is 1.5-degree Celsius achievable? (January 11, 2016)

Rony V. Diaz from The Manila Times, dicsusses ways countries can reduce their carbon emissions to avoid a global increase of 2 degrees celsius.

How Close Are We to ‘Dangerous’ Planetary Warming?

In the wake of the COP 21 UN Climate Summit in Paris (see this recent Huffington Post piece for my take on the agreement), a number of important questions still remain unanswered.

The Assault on Climate Science

With world leaders gathered in Paris to address climate change, most of the planet seems to have awakened to the reality that the Earth is warming and that we’re responsible.

Meeting a Global Carbon Limit Is Cheaper Than Avoiding One

The world can still avoid dangerous global warming if it acts fast.

COP21: Can we avoid climate apocalypse?

It's probably the most important number you've never heard of: 2 degrees Celsius. That's when climate change starts to get especially dangerous. Nearly every country in the world has...

Fire and Ice: What I Did On My Summer Vacation

I did my best to get away from work last week while my family and I were on vacation visiting friends who live in Kalispell, the gateway to Montana’s Glacier National Park. But it wasn’t...

Earth Will Cross the Climate Danger Threshold by 2036

The rate of global temperature rise mayhave hit a plateau, but a climate crisis still looms in the near future

Global Warming Speed Bump? The Answer May Be Blowing in the Wind!

The fact that global surface temperatures have not increased as much over the past decade as many climate models predict they should have, doesn’t necessarily contradict the model predictions...