Conservative scientists take on climate change deniers

The Seattle Times - Texas Tech atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe is an evangelical Christian who travels widely to speak to conservative audiences and wrote a book with her husband, a pastor and former climate-change denier, explaining climate change.

Kerry Emanuel is an oxymoron. He sees himself as a conservative. He believes marriage should be between a man and a woman. He backs a strong military. He almost always votes Republican and admires Ronald Reagan.

Emanuel also is a highly regarded professor of atmospheric science at MIT. And, based on his work on hurricanes and the research of his peers, he has concluded that the scientific data show a powerful link between greenhouse-gas emissions and climate change.

Texas Tech atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe is an evangelical Christian who travels widely to speak to conservative audiences and wrote a book with her husband, a pastor and former climate-change denier, explaining climate change.

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