One of the most acclaimed climate change books of 2020 is a new book of essays and poems that raise female voices, including climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe, who has spoken… Read More
The number one predictor of whether you agree that the earth is getting warmer because of human-caused climate change is not whether you go to church or how educated you… Read More
Spurred by rising tides and temperatures, Texas’ religious leaders are leveraging the power of faith and community to reshape the way Texans engage with the environment. Their efforts are designed… Read More
Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist. And she’s a Christian. You may have noticed that climate change is not a topic that is often brought into the church because it… Read More
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. 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.
Since the time of Galileo, science and faith have been framed as two opposing, or at best, non-overlapping systems. Skepticism about the effects of climate change-exhibited by many Christians in the U.S.-perpetuates this perceived warfare between science and religion.
Around one-quarter of Americans identify as evangelical Christians and a majority of this group reject man-made global warming. Now a study shows that being presented with clear factual information endorsed… Read More
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.
A thermometer isn’t Democratic or Republican. It doesn’t give us a different number depending on how we vote. And climate change isn’t a liberal or conservative issue. It is a… Read More