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Can Evangelical Christians adapt to Climate Change?

America Adapts

June 16, 2017

Daily Kos - Key Quotes: ""Faith is evidence of what we don't see; science is evidence of what we do see.” ""We are deliberately told by people we trust….that global warming is a false religion, requiring worshipping the earth…” "Regarding climate change…if you only look for negative information, that's what you'll find.”

In episode 44 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with world famous climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, professor in the Dept. of Political Science and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University! Katharine and Doug dig deep into the issue of religion and what are some solutions in reaching out to skeptical audiences on the issue of climate change.

In this episode Doug and Katharine discuss:

FROM QUASARS TO CLIMATE MODELS – Doug and Katharine discuss her early career in astronomy and how that actually prepared her well as she pivoted into climate change modeling. Katharine also discusses her invitation to attend an event in Norway hosted by Stephen Hawking!

Read the story here.