Hayhoe to talk climate and public acceptance at SNR fall seminar

Katharine Hayhoe
Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe, well-known climate scientist with Texas Tech University, will present "Talking Climate: Removing the Barriers to Public Acceptance," via live-stream video at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Hardin Hall Auditorium, 3310 Holdrege St., Lincoln. The presentation continues the SNR Fall Seminar Series.

Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on developing and applying high-resolution climate projections to understand what climate change means for people and the natural environment. She is a professor and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University and has a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Toronto and master's and doctorate degrees in Atmospheric Science from the University of Illinois.

Katharine has served as a lead author for the Second, Third, and Fourth U.S. National Climate Assessments. She has also received the National Center for Science Education’s Friend of the Planet award, the American Geophysical Union’s Climate Communication Prize, the Sierra Club’s Distinguished Service award, and the Stephen H. Schneider Climate Communication Award.

SNR Fall Seminar Series
The SNR fall seminar series brings in leading scientists to cover a diverse range of topics, including drought and climate change; fisheries health and wildlife populations; soil health and Nebraska crops; and stakeholder engagement.

For the complete list of speakers and presentation topics, visit our seminar webpage.