Category Faith

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

it’s fear, not facts, behind climate skepticism

How did you become an atmospheric scientist? My undergraduate degree from U. of T. is in Astrophysics. It wasn’t until my third year that I took a course on climatology. It completely shocked me. I didn’t realize how big the problem was. I had always mentally categorized climate change as one issue along with biodiversity… Read More

The truth about climate change – 100 Huntley St Interview

100 Huntley Street: The Truth about Climate Change

100 Huntley Street is Canada’s longest running daily television show and the sixth longest running daily television show in the world. Authentic and interactive, 100 Huntley Street brings you the amazing stories of people – whether they be world, leaders, celebrities, sports figures, or everyday people – who have had life-changing encounters with God.

The response to climate change comes from the heart

Every day seems to bring startling new headlines about climate change. From climate refugees and out of control wildfires to record flooding and warnings of global water shortages, its impacts are here, now, and serious. The science is clear that climate is changing. It’s not just a matter of thermometers or satellites. Around the world,… Read More