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Katharine Hayhoe reconciles Christianity and climate science

Katharine Hayhoe reconciles Christianity and climate science | Juneau Empire

Katharine Hayhoe asked her Juneau audience how a Christian, like herself, could truly say they were pro-life if they ignored the damage being done by climate change. “I’m a climate scientist because I’m a Christian,” she said. Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist, a professor of political science at Texas Tech, and a climate advocate.

 

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.

 

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Katharine Hayhoe on why we need to talk about climate change to fight it

In our Ideas That Matter partnership with TED, we highlight individuals and ideas shaping our world. This time we’re taking a closer look at climate change. The latest government climate assessment warns that by 2050, heavier rainfall in the Midwest could prompt increased flooding along major waterways like the Mississippi River.

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Katharine Hayhoe: Climate Change, Christianity, and Evangelicals

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe describes evangelicals as “those who take the Bible’s teachings seriously.” Those teachings include caring for those who are less fortunate and for our planet. Hayhoe is a Texas Tech Professor and recipient of the 2018 Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.