Category Faith

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

facts, fictions, and the christian faith – anderson lecture

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, “Climate Change: Facts, Fictions, and the Christian Faith”

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.

Q&A – A Canadian confronts U.S. climate politics

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

uniting our science with our faith

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

FAITH AND FACTS: WE NEED BOTH TO TACKLE CLIMATE

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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.