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Katharine Hayhoe

Virtual: The Case for Climate Hope

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About Katharine Hayhoe

Due to the surge of Covid cases, this program will be VIRTUAL only with no in-person audience. You can watch her talk here on our website. 

Katharine Hayhoe is the Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy where she oversees their global climate advocacy and adaptation work. She has served as lead author on the Second, Third, and Fourth National Climate Assessments. Her new book, Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World is a candid look at the science of climate change and what can be done about it.

Dr. Hayhoe has received the National Center for Science Education’s Friend of the Planet award, the American Geophysical Union’s Climate Communication Prize, the Sierra Club’s Distinguished Service award, and been named to a number of lists including Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Thinkers, FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Greatest Leaders and the United Nations Champion of the Earth in Science and Innovation.

Dr. Hayhoe’s talk is presented in collaboration with The Great Northern Festival and their “Climate Solutions” series.

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