Evangelical Climate Scientist Among TIME Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’

Along with a plethora of pop stars, activists, writers, celebrities and politicians, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, the scientific adviser to the Evangelical Environmental Network and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, was named to TIME magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Dr. Hayhoe is the co-author of the book A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions and describes herself as “a spokesperson with one principal goal—to bring public awareness to the simple truth that the scientific debate is over, and now it’s time for all of us to take action.” In the TIME profile, “An environmental evangelist”, actor Don Cheadle wrote, “There’s something fascinating about a smart person who defies stereotype. That’s what makes my friend Katharine Hayhoe—a Texas Tech climatologist and an evangelical Christian—so interesting” …

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