Dr. Katherine Hayhoe is an evangelical scientist who desires the wellbeing of human society. She crunches data and helps people quantify the impacts of climate change.
Sadly, her communication to the church has been anything but helpful.
Dr. Hayhoe says, “The data tells us the planet is warming; the science is clear that humans are responsible; the impacts we’re seeing today are already serious; and our future is in our hands.”
But is it? Does the church have to take her at her word because she is an evangelical and an atmospheric and climate scientist at Texas Tech University who is passionate about communicating science to the faith community?
Not at all!
There are evangelical scientists in both camps—the climate alarmist camp and the climate realist camp (aka the climate skeptics).
None can be termed ‘climate deniers,’ since scientists in both camps agree that the climate has been changing from the beginning of time. They only disagree on the magnitude of human contribution.
How, then, do we arrive at truth?
To test the validity of dangerous climate change theory….