This year the Faith Nixon event lines up with the first Sunday in Lent, and a weekly Sunday series that will all engage all of us in discussions on stewardship of the environment. Join us for this joint Faith Nixon Symposium and Lenten Series Event, as we hear from Katherine Hayhoe. Dr. Hayhoe is an... Read More
Most of us understand that humanity will only be able to address the climate crisis if we all work together. But how can we engage with people whose values, background, or interests we share, but who aren’t currently invested in tackling the climate emergency? In this webinar we’ll explore ways to discover common ground with... Read More
At its core, climate change is profoundly unjust. It exacerbates hunger, poverty, and even political instability, disproportionally impacting the most vulnerable people of the world, the very ones we Christians are called to love and care for. As the scientific evidence builds, however, so does the opposition to solutions: they're impractical, or they'll harm people,... Read More
This event will be held in the main lecture hall in the Elmwood Building in the School of Geography.
When we hear people objecting to climate change, they often use science-y or even religious-y sounding arguments. "It’s just a natural cycle," some say, or "God is in control, so humans can’t affect something as big as our planet.” Yet if the conversation continues a few minutes longer, it rapidly becomes apparent that the real... Read More
A discussion on how we talk and think about climate change, featuring Katharine Hayhoe, Michael Cronin, Jane Stout, and chaired by Jane Ohlmeyer.
The School of Religion, the Centre for Environmental Humanities, and the Trinity Long Room Hub Institute for Arts and the Humanities welcome Dr. Katharine Hayhoe for a lecture, free and open to the public. Talking Climate: Why Facts are Not Enough When we hear people objecting to climate change, they often use science-y or even... Read More
Climate change is one of the most hotly debated scientific issues of today. As the scientific evidence increases, so does the opposition to solutions. Is the evidence solid? Are the proposed solutions viable? And why would anyone care? Join Katharine Hayhoe as she untangles the complex science behind global warming and highlights the key role... Read More
How do we inspire people to take climate action? We've invited an exciting panel of experts to share their experience. Over the past 18 months the dialogue on climate change has fundamentally shifted from an issue that was recognised as important to one that is now finally at the highest level of priority. We know... Read More
THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED In the first of a series of events leading up to COP26, ECCI is delighted to welcome the world-renowned climate scientist and communicator Professor Katharine Hayhoe to give her take on this crucial year of climate action. On Tuesday 17 March Katharine will be joined by a panel of leading... Read More
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus safety prevention measures.
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus prevention measures. About this Event Increasingly, the impacts of climate change are never far from the headlines. Calls for climate action are getting steadily louder but global alignment is far from a reality. How will climate change affect the places we call home, now and in the future? Against a backdrop of international (dis)agreement,... Read More
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus prevention measures. Join us for an informal discussion about climate change and why it matters to all of us. Focussing on both local and global issues we will aim to share positive, practical ways that we can all play our part in talking about this... Read More
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus prevention measures. We look forward to hearing from Katharine Hayhoe at the Borderlands Lecture on Thursday 19th March 2020, 17:15. All are welcome to attend this free lecture, which will be taking place in the Appleby Lecture Room (W103) at the Department of Geography. The... Read More
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus prevention measures. Join Katharine Hayhoe as she untangles the complex science behind global warming and highlights the key role our faith and values play in shaping our attitudes and actions on this crucial topic. This event is for anyone interested in responses to climate change,... Read More
We regret this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus prevention measures.
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a global pandemic. Since its outbreak in January in Wuhan, China, the world has increasingly been gripped by fear as the virus spreads. Normal life and societies in many places have been disrupted. Businesses, schools, and industries have been affected. Countries are on... Read More
For generations, human civilization has been building a climate debt, borrowing from the stability of the future to power the economic growth of the present. Through fossil fuel combustion and land use change, we have disrupted the carbon cycle, overwhelming the influence of natural forcing on Earth's climate. As heat accumulates in the climate system,... Read More
Join the Osher Life-Long Learning program of Texas Tech University for an interesting discussion.
Join us on Sunday, April 19 to kick off Earth Week with a virtual stage of high-profile speakers, including public officials, activists, scientists, and performers.
As part of Earth Month 2020, Texas Tech’s Katharine Hayhoe will deliver the 2020 Charles David Keeling Lecture online, hosted by the University of Illinois. Gravity doesn’t care what we believe; if we step off a cliff, we’re going down. And a thermometer doesn’t give us a different answer, depending on how we vote. Yet... Read More
Don't miss this free online conference focusing on hope, fear and climate action! Click link for more details.
Earth Optimism is a digital event that will showcase stories of both small and large-scale actions that frame the conversation and demonstrate that success is possible.
Stand Up for Climate is a celebration for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This “best of” show features brief climate comedy videos from our five years of hosting this event along with this year’s international climate comedy video contest winners. Max Boykoff and Beth Osnes will co-host, and Philadelphia comedian Chuck Nice is a... Read More
Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have all of us staying indoors more than we might like—and for birders that means possibly missing out on spring migration. So, Audubon hatched a plan to lift your spirits and keep our community connected through this unusual time. You’re invited to I Saw a Bird: Audubon’s Spring... Read More
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In the 50 years since the first Earth Day in 1970, there have been some victories in the struggle to protect our planet. But today, we face a grave threat to the Earth’s ecosystems from global heating, biodiversity loss, and habitat destruction. Now, more than... Read More
Join us for a conversation with Ron Klain, who led Ebola response for President Obama and was former Chief of Staff to Vice Presidents Gore and Biden, and Katharine Hayhoe
Join us for the very first virtual Science by the Glass! Hosted by the Texas Tech University Climate Center, this is an opportunity to hear a short, informal lecture from a faculty member about a climate-related topic, followed by a lively Q&A. This month, Katharine Hayhoe will connect the dots between climate, coronavirus, and the... Read More
We bring science to you - wherever you are! Get your computer, your favourite drink, and join us for the show 54 amazing scientists from across the globe can't wait to share their passion with you - and it's free!
Human emissions of greenhouse gases now overwhelm the influence of natural drivers in altering Earth's climate. How will our energy choices and resulting emissions affect temperature and precipitation, extreme events, sea-level rise and more over this century and beyond? What are the implications for meeting the targets of the Paris climate agreement and avoiding dangerous... Read More
As all nations grapple with the impacts of Covid-19, climate change has not gone away. If the recovery packages being developed around the world are not green then our climate future may be blacker than ever. Will Covid-19 derail climate action? Can this global pandemic teach us anything about to tackling the climate emergency? What... Read More
Join Katharine for a live online Q&A! She'll answer some of the questions she's received via email that month and take some live questions as well. The Q&A is streamed online on both YouTube and Facebook so you can tune in from anywhere around the world. Each event is live but the recordings will still... Read More
The COVID-19 response has shown the global community’s ability to diverge from business-as-usual to protect public health and safety. What lessons can be transferred from this response to address imminent threats posed by ecological deterioration and socio-economic injustice, thereby accelerating progress on the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals? Tune in at 14:30 CEST... Read More
This Wednesday is the first ever virtual StarTalk Live, and, best of all, it’s free! As part of this year’s Climate Week, StarTalk and PocketLab are putting on a digital live show at 7:30pm ET. It will be simulcast on StarTalk’s YouTube and Facebook channels, Neil will be host, Chuck Nice will be co-host, and... Read More
As the United Nations General Assembly gathers to address climate action and the world recognizes Climate Week, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe will join Reuters to discuss climate change, our ability to tackle the challenge and whether society can adapt to a warming planet.