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A Climate for Change

Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions

Katharine Hayhoe, Andrew Farley


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Most Christian lifestyle or environmental books focus on how to live in a sustainable and conservational manner. A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE shows why Christians should be living that way, and the consequences of doing so. Drawing on the two authors' experiences, one as an internationally recognized climate scientist and the other as an evangelical leader of a growing church, this book explains the science underlying global warming, the impact that human activities have on it, and how our Christian faith should play a significant role in guiding our opinions and actions on this important issue.

Praise For A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions

"In the midst of one of the most heated debates of my lifetime, there are some voices that offer calm and respectful insight to people of faith. Balancing passion with civility, Hayhoe and Farley speak with such a voice. No matter what you believe about climate change's causes or effects, A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE will challenge you to think critically about both the issue and your responsibility to respond."

FaithWords, 9780446549578, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

About the Author

Katharine Hayhoe is a research associate professor in the department of geosciences at Texas Tech University and CEO of ATMOS Research, a scientific consulting company providing climate change and impact analyses to city, state, provincial, and federal agencies. Her studies have been presented before the U.S. Congress and highlighted by state and federal agencies in support of actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from human activities.

Andrew Farley is pastor of Lubbock Bible Church. He served as a professor of Applied Linguistics at University of Notre Dame for five years and is now a tenured professor at Texas Tech University. In addition to more than a dozen journal articles, Andrew has also authored a book and coauthored two textbooks, two workbooks, and two multimedia publications with McGraw-Hill.