Category Science

5 Myths about Climate Change

Perspective | Five myths about climate change November 30 The Fourth National Climate Assessment – the work of 13 federal agencies and more than 350 scientists, including me – is clear: The Earth is warming faster than at any time in human history, and we’re the ones causing it.

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.