Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe: "Loving Our Global Neighbor"
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Elkins Auditorium, 5:00 p.m.
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and bridges the gap between scientists and Christians. Together with her husband Andrew Farley, a professor of applied linguistics, pastor, and best-selling author, she wrote A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions. This book tackles misconceptions about global warming. TIME magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, and she was awarded the American Geophysical Union's Climate Communication Prize (2014). Her work has been featured on the Emmy award-winning documentary series Years of Living Dangerously and The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers. In 2012, she was named by Christianity Today as one of their "50 Women to Watch." In 2014, she was awarded the American Geophysical Union's Climate Communication Prize and named as one of Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Global Thinkers and “20 Women Making Waves in the Climate Change Debate."