Category Impacts

facts, fictions, and the christian faith – anderson lecture

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, “Climate Change: Facts, Fictions, and the Christian Faith”

In the third annual Anderson Lecture in Science and Religion, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe considered the scientific evidence for human-caused climate change and address common objections to such evidence. Speaking as both an internationally renowned climate scientist and an evangelical Christian, she also discussed why she believes that Christians should seek responsible solutions to climate change.

clean energy is important for our health

North Carolina is a complex and multifaceted state. From the wild beauty of the Appalachian Mountains to the research and industrial facilities here in the Research Triangle, North Carolina thrives as much due to its people as its rich natural capital. Thanks to these abundant resources, North Carolina has the third largest amount of installed… Read More

CLIMATE CHANGE & THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS

SBTG: Katharine Hayhoe and Cristina Bradatan “The Syrian Refugee Crisis”

Katharine Hayhoe and Cristina Bradatan discuss how climate change is playing a role with the Syrian refugee crisis. They both stress that climate change is not the only factor causing migration with Syrian refugees, but climate change is exacerbating the stressors that Syria is already experiencing.

why 2 degrees is so important – my opinion

“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn’t mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian college. With a foot of snow on the ground that morning, there were nods all around the circle; who wouldn’t want warmer… Read More