Katharine Hayhoe: Science in a Fact-Free World
2019 United Nations’ Champion of the Earth Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who strives to understand what climate change means for people and the natural environment. The lead author for the U.S. National Climate Assessments under the Bush, Obama and Trump administrations, she is the Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University and has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders and Politico’s 50 thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics. With a unique ability to build bridges across the political spectrum, Hayhoe will share her perspectives on how good science can inform sound decision-making.
Presented in association with the UCSB Department of Environmental Studies.
Part of the Forces of Nature series.