Texas Tech University

On climate change: We don't need a new report to know it's time to act

Katharine Hayhoe

June 28, 2021

THE HILL - The record-breaking heat and intensifying drought engulfing the western U.S. right now are a stark reminder of how climate change is loading the weather dice against us.

We humans are conducting an unprecedented, real-time experiment with the only home we have. Why does this experiment matter so critically to us? 

Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D., is the chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy and the Paul Whitfield Horn distinguished professor and endowed chair in public policy and public law at Texas Tech University. 

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