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HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND TALK ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE: A LIFESCHOOL PODCAST

Global warming: it’s one of the hottest scientific and political issues of today. But we’ve all found ourselves asking…

  • It’s freezing outside—where’s global warming now?
  • The climate is always changing—how do we know this isn’t just a cycle?
  • Why should Christians care about global warming when we know the world won’t end that way?

This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, listen to Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, who absolutely blew Caesar and Heath’s mind on this topic with her grace and wisdom. This will change you!

LISTEN HERE.

At U.N. summit, an evangelical Christian makes the case for climate change

Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, says she gets slammed every day on social media for her contributions to establishing that climate change is human-made. But on Monday, she was welcomed with applause at a United Nations-backed climate summit in the capital of Canada’s western province of Alberta, where polls show that climate… Read More

A climate scientist talks—respectfully—to climate-change skeptics

One of the most important things I’ve learned is that most people don’t really have a problem with the science or even the theology of climate change. I know that there are lots of scientific sounding objections: “it’s just a natural cycle,” or “scientists don’t know enough yet,” or “those models are always wrong.” I… Read More

Women in STEM: Katharine Hayhoe

Like the best science communicators, Hayhoe does not hold anything back when it comes to the details of models and hypotheses. In a recent CNN interview, she was asked about the role of climate change in forming the hurricane trifecta that struck the US and Caribbean last year: Irma, Harvey, and Maria. Hayhoe explained that… Read More

Revolt: The Kingdom And The Power Can a new generation of evangelicals change the way Christians think about climate change?

Evangelical Christians might be the most powerful voting block in America. They’re also far less likely than the general public to believe in human-caused climate change. In this report, we talk with faith leaders, theologians, scientists and other evangelicals rallying around climate change — often on opposing sides of the issue.

Our series “Revolt” explores climate and energy issues in a fresh context focused on Middle America. This is the last of six episodes. Watch them all here.

Lessons in communicating climate change, from a scientist and Evangelical Christian

Katharine Hayhoe hails from Toronto. Growing up in Canada, she never doubted the reality of climate change. When she entered graduate school to study atmospheric science, she could never have guessed that she would eventually land in Texas—where, by this count, just over half the population accepts that humans are causing global warming. (Nationally, that… Read More

Thermometers are nonpartisan

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

NY Times: A climate explainer who stays above the storm

A member of Katharine Hayhoe’s church asked her a question after services a couple of weeks ago: “Do you feel our weather is getting more extreme?” Time was, the question might have been the start of an argument with Dr. Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech University here. Instead, it led to a friendly… Read More