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

One thing i wish everyone would do

Climate Change’s Best Hope

The one thing Katherine Hayhoe wishes we did about climate change. NOVA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NOVAonline NOVA on Twitter: @novapbs NOVA on Instagram: @novapbs PRODUCTION CREDITS Digital Producer: Ana Aceves DECODING THE WEATHER MACHINE Written, Produced, and Directed by: Doug Hamilton Co-Producer: Caitlin Saks © WGBH Educational Foundation 2018

Talking Climate in Alberta with Katharine Hayhoe & George Marshall

Talking Climate in Alberta with Katharine Hayhoe & George Marshall: Calgary Climate Symposium

Katharine Hayhoe and George Marshall, two of the world’s most brilliant climate communicators, explore what truly engages us as human beings, why values are more effective than graphs, and why we all need to get talking, and keep talking, about climate change.

Why Climate Change Matters to Alberta

Katharine Hayhoe: Climate change communications

Katharine Hayhoe, Professor with the Department of Political Science and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, discusses climate change. — Visit The City of Calgary’s website: http://www.calgary.ca Subscribe to The City of Calgary’s YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1lg0ACm The City of Calgary — working together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.

Surprising ways to talk about climate change

When it comes to climate change, there are plenty of great conversations to have with people about all the great stuff that’s happening and how we can join in. But remember, you want to talk about solutions that will make people feel like the better versions of themselves—more pragmatic, more competitive, more innovative, maybe even more fiscally conservative! Read my interview with Sierra Magazine here.

The biggest part of my carbon footprint is travel

Texas Tech University Climate Science director Katharine Hayhoe thinks about her professional and personal carbon footprint all the time, and like many other scientists, she’s come to the conclusion that flying less is the best way to reduce it. As a prominent climate science communicator, she is asked to speak at numerous events each year… Read More

At U.N. summit, an evangelical Christian makes the case for climate change

Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, says she gets slammed every day on social media for her contributions to establishing that climate change is human-made. But on Monday, she was welcomed with applause at a United Nations-backed climate summit in the capital of Canada’s western province of Alberta, where polls show that climate… Read More

A climate scientist talks—respectfully—to climate-change skeptics

One of the most important things I’ve learned is that most people don’t really have a problem with the science or even the theology of climate change. I know that there are lots of scientific sounding objections: “it’s just a natural cycle,” or “scientists don’t know enough yet,” or “those models are always wrong.” I… Read More

Scientists Can Connect with Skeptics over Shared Risks of Climate Change

It is a scientist’s worst nightmare — that the facts are not enough to be convincing. But climate change skeptics are not “blank slates” who can be swayed to accept the facts of climate change with more education or different religious leanings, said Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist from Texas Tech University, in a plenary… Read More