Katherine Hayhoe Climate scientist, award-winning science communicator
An atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we live, Hayhoe has been named one of Time
’s 100 Most Influential People and among Fortune
’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders. The host of the PBS digital series Global Weirding
, she serves as a lead author for the U.S. National Climate Assessment, and has written more than 120 scientific publications as well as a popular book, A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions
. She teaches in the Public Administration program at Texas Tech University and directs its Climate Science Center, which is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s South-Central Climate Science Center.