26 minutes | Mar 1, 2021

Yes, You Can—and Should—Talk About Climate Change

"Climate change is not just an environmental issue—it is a threat multiplier. It takes everything we care about including the most devastating humanitarian crises, and makes them worse. It’s like a hole in the bucket." —Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist

According to Katharine Hayhoe, we’re stuck in a system that must change. As a scientist, professor, director of the Climate Center, founder and CEO of ATMOS Research, and a principal investigator for the Department of Interior, Katharine's work has resulted in over 125 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and other publications. She has led climate impact assessments for numerous American cities, the findings for which have been presented before Congress and used across the country.

But here’s what Dr. Hayhoe really wants you to know: you don’t have to be a certain kind of person to care about, or act on, climate change. All you have to do is to care about it, as a person living on planet Earth.

Dr. Hayhoe’s TED Talk: “The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: Talk about it.” (November, 2018)

The Bible doesn’t talk about climate change, right?” video from Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe

"On Being a Good Neighbor", sermon draft by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This episode produced by Laura Finch

Theme Song “Turning Over Tables” by The Brilliance

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