Date Archives 2016

facts, fictions, and the christian faith – anderson lecture

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, “Climate Change: Facts, Fictions, and the Christian Faith”

In the third annual Anderson Lecture in Science and Religion, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe considered the scientific evidence for human-caused climate change and address common objections to such evidence. Speaking as both an internationally renowned climate scientist and an evangelical Christian, she also discussed why she believes that Christians should seek responsible solutions to climate change.

Q&A – A Canadian confronts U.S. climate politics

Growing up in Canada, Katharine Hayhoe never knew climate change was controversial. It was not until she enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus that she encountered doubters—who, in America, turned out to be the bulk of her fellow evangelical Christians. Today, the director of Texas Tech University’s Climate Science… Read More

uniting our science with our faith

We scientists are eyewitnesses to the changes occurring in our world. Every month, it seems, a new record is being broken: whether for global temperature, Greenland ice melt, hurricane intensification, heavy rainfall, or devastating heat waves. Our science can clearly document how climate is changing. It can meticulously examine all relevant forcings to show that–… Read More



This presentation was made by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Associate Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech University, on 7 April 2016 as part of Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series co-sponsored by the Southeast Climate Science Center and NCSU Department of Applied Ecology. Panel discussion included Father Charley Miller, Stephen Jurovics, PhD, and Salman Kidwai.