Date Archives 2016

it’s fear, not facts, behind climate skepticism

How did you become an atmospheric scientist? My undergraduate degree from U. of T. is in Astrophysics. It wasn’t until my third year that I took a course on climatology. It completely shocked me. I didn’t realize how big the problem was. I had always mentally categorized climate change as one issue along with biodiversity… Read More

The truth about climate change – 100 Huntley St Interview

100 Huntley Street: The Truth about Climate Change

100 Huntley Street is Canada’s longest running daily television show and the sixth longest running daily television show in the world. Authentic and interactive, 100 Huntley Street brings you the amazing stories of people – whether they be world, leaders, celebrities, sports figures, or everyday people – who have had life-changing encounters with God.

Politics should argue solutions, not science

Accolades Keep Coming for Texas Tech Professor, Climate Scientist

By Robin Deehan | Published 05/17 2016 06:33PM Updated 05/17 2016 06:33PM Fresh off her trip to Paris to take part in international climate negotiations, Texas Tech professor and climate scientist, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe can add two more accolades to her resume this month.

Friend of the Planet

In 2014, Katharine Hayhoe served as an advisor to the producers of Years of Living Dangerously, the star-studded Showtime series chronicling how climate change is already affecting people’s lives; the show won an Emmy for Best Non-fiction or Documentary Series (edging out Cosmos). She was also one of the show’s stars, with Don Cheadle following… Read More

The response to climate change comes from the heart

Every day seems to bring startling new headlines about climate change. From climate refugees and out of control wildfires to record flooding and warnings of global water shortages, its impacts are here, now, and serious. The science is clear that climate is changing. It’s not just a matter of thermometers or satellites. Around the world,… Read More

Texting for Climate at Earth Day Texas

Earth Day Texas: Texting for Climate Action With Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

April 23, 2016 By: Pierce Nahigyan What words do you think of when you think of global warming? That was the first question Planet Expert and Associate Professor at Texas Tech Katharine Hayhoe asked an audience of teenagers on Friday morning. She then asked them to pull out their cell phones and text their answers.