Katharine Hayhoe

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Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for us at the local scale, where we live. As associate professor and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, she served as a lead author for the Second and Third US National Climate Assessments and has published one hundred peer-reviewed studies. In 2014 Hayhoe was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People and Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers, and her outreach work was featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary The Years of Living Dangerously.

 

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