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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Katharine Hayhoe (Texas Tech University, KatharineHayhoe.com)

On The Posner Show, Sarah and Katharine talk about religion and climate change. Katharine describes how climate change exacerbated the effects of Hurricane Sandy. They discuss questions addressed in Katharine’s book, co-written with her husband, on addressing faith-based issues in climate change. If God is in control, and the end is near anyway, why should humans do anything to mitigate climate change? How is climate-change denial like creationism? Has Sandy revived climate change as a political issueFinally, Katharine explains why houses of worship should go green.

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Recorded:Nov 7    Posted:Nov 11, 2012
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The Posner Show | Nov 11, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Katharine Hayhoe

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