Climate change fear can be paralyzing. But you can spur action through hope, says scientist

UN warning is dire, but ‘solutions are at hand’: Katharine Hayhoe

Padraig Moran · CBC Radio · Posted: Mar 21, 2023 1:34 PM CDT | Last Updated: March 21

“People may feel paralyzed by the UN’s latest stark warning on climate change, but real action can come from meeting that fear with hope, says climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe.

‘Real hope’ involves being ‘convinced that there is a better future possible if we do everything we can to get there,’ said Hayhoe, a professor in the department of political science at Texas Tech University, and chief scientist for the non-profit organization Nature United.

‘The science shows — and this IPCC report shows — that the solutions are at hand and our choices matter,’ she told The Current’s Matt Galloway.”

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