Following President Trump’s comments refuting a US government report on climate change, we talk to Katharine Hayhoe — one of the scientists who wrote it. She explains why it’s so hard to get Republicans and Democrats on the same page about climate change.
Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist who assisted government agencies in publishing a report predicting devastating damages from climate change, said she in no way benefited financially from helping to write it.
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.”
Climate scientist and author Katharine Hayhoe joins CPAC’s Andrew Thomson at Meech Lake to discuss the state of climate change ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit. Follow CPAC’s G7 coverage: http://www.cpac.ca/g7
Arctic feedbacks are increasingly viewed as the wild card in the climate system; but their most unpredictable and potentially dangerous aspect may lie in the human, rather than the physical, response to a warming climate. If Arctic policy is driven by agendas based on domestic resource development, the ensuing oil and gas extraction will ensure… Read More
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
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
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
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
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