Home > Environment > How to Find Common Ground In the Bitter Climate Debate | Yale Environment 360

How to Find Common Ground In the Bitter Climate Debate | Yale Environment 360

Even as the impacts of climate change intensify, many Americans remain confused by the issue. In an interview Yale Environment 360, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe discusses what rising temperatures will mean for the U.S., how to talk with climate skeptics, and what she would say to Texas Gov. Rick Perry to prod him into action on global warming.

Katharine Hayhoe is an associate professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, where temperatures during this summer of record-breaking heat have surpassed 100 degrees on 43 days. While Hayhoe would certainly not argue that this scorching heat is unequivocal evidence of global warming, she is sure of one thing: It’s a sign of things to come.

Read more here: How to Find Common Ground In the Bitter Climate Debate by : Yale Environment 360.

One comment

  1. “While Hayhoe would certainly not argue that this scorching heat is unequivocal evidence of global warming, she is sure of one thing: It’s a sign of things to come.”

    It’s also a sign of things which have passed. In other words, its climate change as usual.

    Remember, the worst heatwave to ever hit the USA happened in 1936.

    Cheers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

What is 24 + 19 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)
I footnotes