Category Faith

Evangelical source changes evangelical minds on climate

Around one-quarter of Americans identify as evangelical Christians and a majority of this group reject man-made global warming. Now a study shows that being presented with clear factual information endorsed by a trusted – evangelical – source can change the minds of climate sceptics. That source was Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech… Read More

talking climate on the cbs morning show

Katharine Hayhoe on why we need to talk about climate change to fight it

In our Ideas That Matter partnership with TED, we highlight individuals and ideas shaping our world. This time we’re taking a closer look at climate change. The latest government climate assessment warns that by 2050, heavier rainfall in the Midwest could prompt increased flooding along major waterways like the Mississippi River.

the word from a climate change scientist

A thermometer isn’t Democratic or Republican. It doesn’t give us a different number depending on how we vote. And climate change isn’t a liberal or conservative issue. It is a human issue. We care about a changing climate because it affects every single one of us who share this planet—the only home we have. That’s… Read More

talking climate at climate one

Katharine Hayhoe: Climate Change, Christianity, and Evangelicals

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe describes evangelicals as “those who take the Bible’s teachings seriously.” Those teachings include caring for those who are less fortunate and for our planet. Hayhoe is a Texas Tech Professor and recipient of the 2018 Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.

 

Talking climate with soledad o’brien

An Evangelical for Climate Science: We Need to Talk About It More – Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien From Florence to Michael, it’s already been a deadly hurricane season and it’s expected to get worse. Climate experts project a 300% increase in destructive hurricanes by the end of the century and they link this… Read More

my undark interview

An Evangelist for Climate Science: Five Questions for Katharine Hayhoe F or the atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe, climate change advocacy is literally an article of faith. An evangelical Christian, she travels the country speaking to community groups, many of them faith-based, about the perils of human-caused global warming. As she told Politico in 2015, “I… Read More