February 19, 2020

Climate Cafe talk by Katharine Hayhoe

Please join us this coming Friday night, February 21st from 6-7pm in the Makerspace Cafe for a talk by Katharine Hayhoe.
by Derek Curtis

Please join us this coming Friday night, Feb. 21st from 6:00-7:00pm in the Makerspace Cafe for a discussion with Katharine Hayhoe, a leading atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on developing and applying high-resolution climate projections to understand what climate change means for people and the natural environment. Pizza and cannoli will be served.

She is a professor and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University and 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.

She has also received the American Geophysical Union’s climate communication prize, the Stephen Schneider Climate Communication award, and been named to a number of lists including Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Thinkers, and FORTUNE magazine's World Greatest Leaders.

Katharine has also served as a lead author for the Second, Third, and Fourth U.S. National Climate Assessments. She has also 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 the Stephen H Schneider Climate Communication Award.

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