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Climate Characters: Evangelical communicates science without evangelizing.

Atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe works mostly with a referent group that she’s belonged to her entire life: evangelical Christians. “The last thing we should be trying to do is instill new values in people."

Atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe works mostly with a referent group that she's belonged to her entire life: evangelical Christians. Soft-spoken and patient, she knows how important it is to establish personal connections with her audiences.

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Climate characters: A traitor to one tribe, welcomed into another.

It doesn’t take a PhD. in meteorology to see the climate in a different light.

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Climate Characters: Skeptical engineer questions government motives.

As an engineer working in the defense industry, John Albright has designed everything from body armor for the U.S. Marines to solar energy plants in Southern California’s Mojave Desert.

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