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Why Talking About Climate Change Might Be The Most Important Thing You Can Do

Here’s Why Talking About Climate Change Might Be The Most Important Thing You Can Do

Katharine Hayhoe often encounters people in the US and Canada who still regard climate change as an issue best left for the distant future. “That it affects future generations, not me, it affects others but not me, it affects people who live over there, but not me,” she said.

 

Canadian Professor Katharine Hayhoe named UN Champion of the Earth

Canadian Professor Katharine Hayhoe named UN Champion of the Earth

Canadian climate scientist Professor Katharine Hayhoe awarded United Nations’ flagship environmental honor in science and innovation category Hayhoe recognized for expertise and passion in communicating real effects of climate change — Canadian climate scientist Professor Katharine Hayhoe has received a 2019 Champions of the Earth award, the UN’s highest environmental honor, for her stalwart commitment to quantifying the effects of climate change and her tireless efforts to transform public attitudes.

 

This Texas climate scientist wants to help Alaskans address global warming — by talking about it

This Texas climate scientist wants to help Alaskans address global warming – by talking about it – Alaska Public Media

Alaska’s relationship with climate change is complicated. It’s warming faster here than in any other state – wildfires and thawing permafrost are wreaking havoc on infrastructure. Weird things are happening to salmon. At the same time, there’s no consensus about how to deal with that – Alaska’s economy runs on fossil fuels, and the state lacks a formal policy to respond to global warming.

 

Why Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are bad for the climate

Why Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are bad for the climate – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Earlier this year, the video-sharing website YouTube updated its systems “to begin reducing recommendations of borderline content and content that could misinform users in harmful ways”-for example, videos claiming the Earth is flat.

 

Shaming people into fighting climate change won’t work, says scientist

Shaming people into fighting climate change won’t work, says scientist | CBC Radio

As Greta Thunberg sails across the Atlantic to highlight the climate impact of flying, we’re asking whether the “flight shame” movement helps – or hurts – climate activism. One expert says inspiring people is a more effective way to create change.

 

Talking Climate with Alan Alda

Katharine Hayhoe on How to Talk About Climate Change | Alda Communication Training – Relating is Everything™

Katharine Hayhoe I’m Alan Alda, and this is C+V, conversations about connecting and communicating. Katherine: Every new study that comes out, it seems like is telling us that climate is changing faster or to a greater extent or impacting us in ways that we didn’t know about.

One of America’s top climate scientists is an evangelical Christian

One of America’s top climate scientists is an evangelical Christian. She’s on a mission to persuade skeptics. – The Washington Post

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth, and the Earth was shapeless and barren, so God added light and water and land and sky and plants and animals and humans. If you extend this belief forward, then God also created coal and oil and gas, which we began burning to do our own creating, on a massive scale.

 

Talking Climate with Christiane Amanpour & Bob Inglis

Katharine Hayhoe & Bob Inglis on Climate Change

CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR: What will it take, do you think, to convince people like Trump, the Trump administration, to listen to what ordinary people are saying with their votes at the ballot box? BOB INGLIS (R-SC), FORMER U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE: I’m not sure what would convince Trump.

 

Changing the Climate Dialogue – my Grantham Institute Lecture

Katharine Hayhoe – Changing the Climate Dialogue

How we talk about climate change reflects how we think about it, which in turn affects how we act – or don’t. Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist who’s served as a lead author for National Climate Assessments under the Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations.