How do you talk to someone who doesn’t believe in climate change? Not by rehashing the same data and knowledge we’ve been discussing for years, says atmosphere scientist Katharine Hayhoe. In this inspiring, pragmatic talk, Hayhoe shows how the key to having a real discussion is to connect over shared values like family, society and religion — and to spur beings be understood that they already are of interest to a changing climate. “We can’t give in to despair, ” she says. “We have to go out and look for the hope we need to spur us to act — and that hope begins with a conversation, today.”
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