Episode 78: Margaret Atwood, Evangelizing Against Climate Change, and Greek Tragedy – The New Yorker In this episode: Margaret Atwood reflects on the realism of her novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.” An evangelical climate scientist speaks with David Remnick about explaining global warming to skeptical audiences. Robin Wright explores Theater of War, a production that brings… Read More
Katharine Hayhoe Director, Climate Science Center, TexasTech Many lament that, in these politically charged and contentious times, Americans can’t even agree on science anymore. Indeed, attitudes toward climate change-whether, despite the abundance of evidence, it really exists-have widened with the nation’s polarization.
“A garbage organization that protects harassers.” Trump’s popularity and agenda falter, Senate Democrats filibuster Neil Gorsuch, and Fox News lets Bill O’Reilly get away with sexual harassment. Then, climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to explain what people can do to fight climate change.
There’s No Stopping Dr. Katharine Hayhoe Dr. Katharine Hayhoe studies climate change for one very simple reason, it affects people. Her work as a Climate Scientist has landed her as Time’s 100 Most Influential People, Politico’s 50 and now Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders. And the Climate Scientist isn’t slowing down anytime soon.