68. Faith, Science and the Climate Crisis with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
With over 80% of people on Earth claiming a religious affiliation, it’s impossible to imagine solving the climate crisis without major religions taking climate action on as a spiritual exercise of their faith.
and in the US, less than 30% of white evangelicals believe the Earth is warming due to human activity. With only 60 days til the US election, how are evangelical Christians going to vote on climate change? Why is the gospel of climate change failing to reach them?
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is an award winning climate scientist and endowed professor of public policy and law at Texas Tech University, AND an evangelical Christian. Her incredible work of connecting the dots for believers and non-believers alike when it comes to the intersection of faith, climate, science and politics has earned her the awarded title “Champion of the Earth” from the UN Environment Programme, as well as vitriolic hate-mail from those threatened by her telling the truth.
And, later in the episode we have our first live hip hop music performance from Too Many T’s!
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
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