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From Global Change to Local Action with Katharine Hayhoe

01:29:00

Oct 19, 2021 06:50 PM

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Speakers

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy @Endowed Professor of Public Policy and Public Law at Texas Tech University
Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and why it matters to us here and now. She has received the American Geophysical Union’s climate communication prize, the Stephen Schneider Climate Communication award, the United Nations Champion of the Earth award, and been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Her TED talk, “The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: Talk about it” has nearly 4 million views. Her most recent book, “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World,” will be published in Sept 2021. Katharine serves as Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy and is a Paul W. Horn Distinguished Professor and the Political Science Endowed Professor in Public Policy and Public Law at Texas Tech University. She has a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Toronto and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Toronto. (Photo: Artie Limmer, Texas Tech Univ.)