People already care about climate change – the trick is getting them to realize it

One brisk morning in March, two years ago, I found myself at a bustling diner in Salt Lake City sitting across the table from Steven Amstrup. Lanky and affable, he was eating a plate of fried eggs cooked just the way he liked them: with smashed yolks, as if they’d been “stomped on.” We were… Read More

three texas scientists on hurricane harvey

Hurricane Harvey has taught us many lessons, but the most valuable may be the oldest lesson of all, one we humans have been learning – and forgetting – since the dawn of time: how much we all have to lose when climate and weather disasters strike. The risks we face from disasters depend on three… Read More

i was an exxon-funded scientist

ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false information about climate change have been public knowledge for a long time, now. Investigative reports in 2015 revealed that Exxon had its own scientists doing its own climate modeling as far back… Read More

Scientists who become targets: Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose commitment to climate communication and public outreach has made her a prime target of anti-science groups. Climate foes bothered Hayhoe for many years, but the personal attacks against her were amplified after an incident involving Georgia politician Newt Gingrich. In 2007, Gingrich — at the time a Republican presidential… Read More

Meet the Canadian behind the frank U.S. climate report

A Canadian scientist who helped author the exhaustive draft report on climate change awaiting approval from U.S. President Donald Trumps’ administration says Canada is on the right path implementing a national carbon tax. The U.S. report, written by scientists from 13 federal agencies, concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate… Read More

How to talk about climate change: ‘Share from the heart and then the head’

“It was a complete breakthrough for me to realize that sharing from the heart, which is the opposite of what we’re taught to do as scientists, was the way for me to connect with people,” Katharine Hayhoe tells us in this episode of the Mongabay Newscast. “And then, after that connection, share from the head… Read More

Thermometers are nonpartisan

We talk with world-famous climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe about overcoming the divide, why facts alone are not enough, and how her evangelical faith inspires her work. Katharine has been called the best climate communicator of our generation and was recently recognized by Time and Fortune Magazine as one of the world’s most important leaders.

No Place Like Home is hosted by Mary Anne Hitt and Anna Jane Joyner, and produced, edited and mixed by Zach Mack

There Must Be More Productive Ways To Talk About Climate Change

With the White House threatening to pull out of the Paris accord, environmentalists are speaking up more strongly than ever about the need for policies that help reduce the effects of climate change. This is getting personal. When Scott Pruitt was tapped to leave the Environmental Protection Agency he was labeled a climate denier, and… Read More

“Evangelizing Against Climate Change” with the New Yorker

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