Category Climate Change

talking about the national climate assessment with NPR

New Climate Change Report Places Blame On Human Actions For Natural Disasters

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Katherine Hayhoe of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University about a new report showing that recent extreme natural events are due to climate change. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The federal government’s newest comprehensive report on climate change and its effects was released yesterday.

Climate change in west texas: facts, fictions, and our faith

Katherine Hayhoe presents “Climate Change and West Texas: Facts, Fictions, and Faith”

On Nov. 7, 2018, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe presented her lecture, “Climate Change and West Texas: Facts, Fictions, and Faith,” at West Texas A&M University (part of the Distinguished Lecture Series). Hayhoe is known for bridging the gap between scientists and Christians, and in this video she highlights the key role faith and values play in shaping attitudes and actions on this crucial topic.

Penn State colloquium on the environment

2018 Colloquium on the Environment – Katharine Hayhoe

Noted atmospheric scientist Katherine Hayhoe delivers the keynote for the 2018 Penn State Colloquium on the Environment. Abstract Climate change isn’t just a problem for polar bears or future generations any more – it’s affecting us, here and now. Not only that, but the choices we make will have profound impact on our future.

my greenbiz interview

Wisdom from a climate champion: A conversation with Katharine Hayhoe Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist, professor in the Department of Political Science and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She is also an award-winning climate communicator and (among many other honors) has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential… Read More

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

A deep dive into the challenges of talking about climate change as a scientist

The challenges of communicating climate science in a politically polarized environment

Thermometers give us the same answer, no matter how we vote. Over the last two decades, though, climate change has become one of the most politicized topics in the U.S. Today, the best predictor of whether someone accepts the findings of climate science is simply where they fall on the political spectrum.