Category Impacts

fact-checking the administration’s response to the national climate assessment

Trump’s Comments on Climate Change Report Debunked by Scientist Who Wrote It Image: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration A scientist and author of the 1,600-page climate change report quietly released last Friday is debunking claims made by President Donald Trump who declared he’d “read some of” the report before saying, “I don’t believe it.”  

talking about the national climate assessment with NPR

New Climate Change Report Places Blame On Human Actions For Natural Disasters

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Katherine Hayhoe of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University about a new report showing that recent extreme natural events are due to climate change. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The federal government’s newest comprehensive report on climate change and its effects was released yesterday.

Penn State colloquium on the environment

2018 Colloquium on the Environment – Katharine Hayhoe

Noted atmospheric scientist Katherine Hayhoe delivers the keynote for the 2018 Penn State Colloquium on the Environment. Abstract Climate change isn’t just a problem for polar bears or future generations any more – it’s affecting us, here and now. Not only that, but the choices we make will have profound impact on our future.

my greenbiz interview

Wisdom from a climate champion: A conversation with Katharine Hayhoe Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist, professor in the Department of Political Science and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She is also an award-winning climate communicator and (among many other honors) has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential… Read More

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

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.