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Unfriendly Climate

posted on April 26, 2016

In Texas Monthly, Sonia Smith profiles Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech who is also an evangelical Christian trying to persuade her fellow believers on the effects of climate change. Hayhoe frames her argument in biblical terms, appealing to those most likely to doubt her. “The poor, the disenfranchised, those already living on the edge, and those who contributed least to this problem are also those at greatest risk to be harmed by it,” Hayhoe says. “That’s not a scientific issue; that’s a moral issue.”

Read at Texas Monthly