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Accolades Keep Coming for Texas Tech Professor, Climate Scientist

By Robin Deehan | rdeehan@klbk13.tv Published 05/17 2016 06:33PM Updated 05/17 2016 06:33PM Fresh off her trip to Paris to take part in international climate negotiations, Texas Tech professor and climate scientist, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe can add two more accolades to her resume this month.

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

Who brings what to the global potluck – my opinion

In the aftermath of the celebrations over the Paris Climate Accord, disappointment that the legally binding aspects of the Paris Accord did not include the emission reductions and financing commitments populate my Twitter and Facebook feeds. Does that mean the agreement is a failure? Should we tear it up? Not at all! In fact, the… Read More

COP21 in Paris: Impressions from the Inside – my opinion

Earlier this week, police and climate demonstrators clashed in front of the memorial to the victims of last month’s terror attack. The influence of these tragic events has been evident throughout COP21. During the first few days, with many world leaders in attendance, military snipers staked out the rooftops and low hills surrounding Le Bourget,… Read More