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How To Talk About Climate Change

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Renee Bright
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Facts and statistics, Hayhoe says, aren’t enough to shift climate deniers' hearts and minds about our changing planet. In fact, overwhelming people with data can increase polarization. Shaming, too, doesn’t work, and fear can result in inaction. Finding shared values, though, may help generate collective energy to avert environmental disaster. Katharine Hayhoe joins us this Friday at noon to explain how talking about climate change can alter the future. (Rebroadcast)

Katharine Hayhoe is the keynote speaker at the University of Utah’s College of Social and Behavioral Science, celebrating its 50th anniversary on April 18th and 19th. You can learn more about how to attend, here.

Katharine Hayhoe’s book is Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World [Amazon|Indiebound|Bookshop].

Air date: April 15, 2022 at noon and April 16 at 11 a.m.; Dec. 10, 2021 at noon and Dec. 11 at 11 a.m.