Katharine Hayhoe: Science in a Fact-Free World
Lecture | November 6 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Katharine Hayhoe is an accomplished atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and why it matters to us here and now. She is also a remarkable communicator who has received the American Geophysical Unions climate communication prize, the Stephen Schneider Climate Communication award, named Champion of the Earth by UNEP and been named to a number of lists including Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People, Foreign Policys 100 Leading Thinkers, and FORTUNE magazines Worlds Greatest Leaders.
Katharine has served as lead author on the Second, Third, and Fourth National Climate Assessments. She also hosts and produces the PBS Digital Series, Global Weirding, and serves on advisory committees for a broad range of organizations including the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, the Earth Science Womens Network, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Katharine is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She has a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Toronto and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Illinois.
The Lecture is free and open to the public. Doors open at 3:30 pm.