Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Global warming evangelist - for the Chicago Tribune

Katharine Hayhoe (cq) spoke about climate change to students and faculty at Wayland Baptist University Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Plainview, Tex. Hayhoe is an evangelical Christian and a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University.
(Geoffrey McAllister/for the Chicago Tribune)

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December 07, 2011|By Neela Banerjee, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Lubbock, Texas

When Katharine Hayhoe was faced with telling a group of petroleum engineers in the heart of the Texas oil patch that the main culprit for climate change is humanity's consumption of fossil fuels, she expected pushback."Aren't you scientists just in this for the money?" one older man asked — the latest insult after a string of anonymous emails asserting that she and other climatologists were corrupt liars. {Continue reading the story on}