Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose commitment to climate communication and public outreach has made her a prime target of anti-science groups. Climate foes bothered Hayhoe for many years, but the personal attacks against her were amplified after an incident involving Georgia politician Newt Gingrich. In 2007, Gingrich — at the time a Republican presidential… Read More
A Canadian scientist who helped author the exhaustive draft report on climate change awaiting approval from U.S. President Donald Trumps’ administration says Canada is on the right path implementing a national carbon tax. The U.S. report, written by scientists from 13 federal agencies, concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate… Read More
“It was a complete breakthrough for me to realize that sharing from the heart, which is the opposite of what we’re taught to do as scientists, was the way for me to connect with people,” Katharine Hayhoe tells us in this episode of the Mongabay Newscast. “And then, after that connection, share from the head… Read More
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
One brisk morning in March, two years ago, I found myself at a bustling diner in Salt Lake City sitting across the table from Steven Amstrup. Lanky and affable, he was eating a plate of fried eggs cooked just the way he liked them: with smashed yolks, as if they’d been “stomped on.” We were… Read More
With the White House threatening to pull out of the Paris accord, environmentalists are speaking up more strongly than ever about the need for policies that help reduce the effects of climate change. This is getting personal. When Scott Pruitt was tapped to leave the Environmental Protection Agency he was labeled a climate denier, and… Read More
Episode 78: Margaret Atwood, Evangelizing Against Climate Change, and Greek Tragedy – The New Yorker In this episode: Margaret Atwood reflects on the realism of her novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.” An evangelical climate scientist speaks with David Remnick about explaining global warming to skeptical audiences. Robin Wright explores Theater of War, a production that brings… Read More
Katharine Hayhoe Director, Climate Science Center, TexasTech Many lament that, in these politically charged and contentious times, Americans can’t even agree on science anymore. Indeed, attitudes toward climate change-whether, despite the abundance of evidence, it really exists-have widened with the nation’s polarization.
“A garbage organization that protects harassers.” Trump’s popularity and agenda falter, Senate Democrats filibuster Neil Gorsuch, and Fox News lets Bill O’Reilly get away with sexual harassment. Then, climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to explain what people can do to fight climate change.
There’s No Stopping Dr. Katharine Hayhoe Dr. Katharine Hayhoe studies climate change for one very simple reason, it affects people. Her work as a Climate Scientist has landed her as Time’s 100 Most Influential People, Politico’s 50 and now Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders. And the Climate Scientist isn’t slowing down anytime soon.