Faith, Diversity, and Science Lecture series

faith, diversity and science graphic
Katharine Kayhoe

Spring Quarter 2024

“Good News and Just Responses to Climate Change”

Monday, April 22, 2024
6:00 p.m.
Upper Gwinn Commons on campus


Katharine Hayhoe is an author, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy, and host of the PBS digital series, "Global Weirding: Climate, Politics and Religion." She is the Paul Whitfield Horn Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair in Public Policy and Public Law and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She has a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Toronto and an master's and doctorate in atmospheric science from the University of Illinois.

She’s been named by Christianity Today as one of their "50 Women to Watch;" Time magazine’s "100 Most Influential People;" Foreign Policy magazine's "100 Leading Thinkers;" Fortune magazine’s "World’s Greatest Leaders;" and the United Nations Champion of the Earth in Science and Innovation. She's writes an influential newsletter that shares climate change good news and ways to respond -

This lecture series is cohosted by SPU’s Office of Inclusive Excellence and Biology Department, and sponsored by a grant from the Supporting Structures: Innovative Partnerships to Enhance Bench Science at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) member institutions. The grant is supported by Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of the CCCU, with funding by the John Templeton Foundation and the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.