Date Archives 2018

HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND TALK ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE: A LIFESCHOOL PODCAST

Global warming: it’s one of the hottest scientific and political issues of today. But we’ve all found ourselves asking…

  • It’s freezing outside—where’s global warming now?
  • The climate is always changing—how do we know this isn’t just a cycle?
  • Why should Christians care about global warming when we know the world won’t end that way?

This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, listen to Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, who absolutely blew Caesar and Heath’s mind on this topic with her grace and wisdom. This will change you!

LISTEN HERE.

From peak CO2 to record-low sea ice

Following climate news can mean taking note of a regular stream of indicators: when carbon dioxide levels pass various thresholds, record temperatures, record low levels of Arctic sea ice. But does noting such milestones keep the public engaged, or does it just raise anxiety levels or fade into a sea of data? Climate scientists differ… Read More

Why climate scientists want to be thought of as the real ‘climate skeptics’

The question of what to call those who repeatedly express doubt about the broad scientific consensus that humans are warming the planet is more timely than ever. The top echelons of the federal government are now filled with such individuals since the election of Donald Trump, who himself has dismissed climate change as a hoax concocted by China. For Katharine Hayhoe,… Read More

2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication Bestowed upon Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Climate One at The Commonwealth Club announces that Dr. Katharine Hayhoe will be awarded the eighth annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication. The $15,000 award is given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and… Read More