In the third annual Anderson Lecture in Science and Religion, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe considered the scientific evidence for human-caused climate change and address common objections to such evidence. Speaking as both an internationally renowned climate scientist and an evangelical Christian, she also discussed why she believes that Christians should seek responsible solutions to climate change.
Growing up in Canada, Katharine Hayhoe never knew climate change was controversial. It was not until she enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus that she encountered doubters—who, in America, turned out to be the bulk of her fellow evangelical Christians. Today, the director of Texas Tech University’s Climate Science… Read More
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We scientists are eyewitnesses to the changes occurring in our world. Every month, it seems, a new record is being broken: whether for global temperature, Greenland ice melt, hurricane intensification, heavy rainfall, or devastating heat waves. Our science can clearly document how climate is changing. It can meticulously examine all relevant forcings to show that–… Read More
This presentation was made by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Associate Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech University, on 7 April 2016 as part of Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series co-sponsored by the Southeast Climate Science Center and NCSU Department of Applied Ecology. Panel discussion included Father Charley Miller, Stephen Jurovics, PhD, and Salman Kidwai.
Science can tell us our climate is changing and why. But faith comes from the heart – it guides us and helps us make decisions.
Climate scientist and Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Council member Katharine Hayhoe’s efforts to communicate the realities of a changing climate have earned her a spot as one of Time Magazine’s most influential people of 2014. She also has extensive screen time with Don Cheadle on the Emmy Award Winning Showtime series, Years of Living Dangerously. While… Read More
The Agenda looks at how one climate scientist is fighting to make climate change a priority in the Republican presidential candidate race.
A Rocha brought a Christian voice to the climate discussions – and is taking the climate change agenda to the Church. Working with partners, including Tearfund and the Lausanne Movement, A Rocha advocated for and engaged COP attendees and campaigners in climate-based creation care.
A Rocha panel discussion/conversation at COP21: A Climate for Change: Conservation and Faith on 4 December, 2015. Panel speakers included atmospheric scientist Dr Katharine Hayhoe, the Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance, Bishop Efraim Tendero, A Rocha International’s Director of Theology, Rev Dave Bookless, and the Director of Climate Stewards, Caroline Pomeroy.