Tag Archives: Katharine Hayhoe
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We All Care About the Same Thing

In America, our diversity defines us. The “melting pot” created from our heterogeneous population is what makes our country unique. With varying ethnic backgrounds, political and religious perspectives, a range of socio-economic statuses and ways of thinking, Americans feel strongly about our right to remain ourselves.   At the same time, it’s impossible to escape […]

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7 Creation Care and Climate Leaders Who Inspired Me In 2015

One night a few weeks ago, my husband Jim and I browsed some of the many “best of rock groups” lists online, just for fun. As expected, The Beatles and Elvis Presley were among those featured prominently; but some surprises included Johnny Cash (I love Johnny Cash, but consider him more country than rock) and Madonna.   Combined, there […]

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How Moral Conviction Could Make the Difference at the Paris Climate Talks

Today, the UN Climate Conference begins in Paris. Stakes are high, as are the hopes of everyone who believes this is our best chance to protect our future. But will these talks be able to succeed where others have failed? Climate scientist, evangelical Christian, and MomentUs leader Katharine Hayhoe believes this time is different – […]

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How Pope Francis Can Use His U.S. Visit to Promote Climate Action

In his June encyclical, Pope Francis made it clear that he believes climate change is a serious social and environmental crisis. As a trained scientist, he is fully aware that climate change is caused by human activity, and as a faith leader, he emphasizes that it is our moral obligation to fight it.   On […]

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Katharine Hayhoe

10 Inspiring Climate Leaders Worth Watching

At ecoAmerica, our goal is to build mainstream awareness of climate change and support for climate solutions. Our MomentUs initiative empowers leaders in the faith, health, higher education, community, and business sectors to engage their organizations and stakeholders on the need for climate action. So it’s always inspiring to hear stories about leaders who are […]

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Katharine Hayhoe

Turning Moral Beliefs into Meaningful Climate Action

As climate communicators, it’s vital to frame our message in a way that appeals to the values and identities of our audience. Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist who is also an evangelical Christian, knows this very well.   As she says in this Guernica interview, religion and science don’t have to be mutually exclusive, but […]

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MomentUs Leader Katharine Hayhoe Named to TIME’s 100

Congratulations to MomentUs leader Katharine Hayhoe, who was just named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. Hayhoe is both a climate scientist – she’s the Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech and a lead author on the 2014 National Climate Assessment – and an evangelical Christian. Hayhoe […]

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