Texans don't care about climate change, right?
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- Content of video is limited to Texas, but as a large energy-producing state, it is informative to learn about efforts to shift to clean energy.
- No specific data on this shift is referenced; instructor may want to have students verify some of Dr. Hayhoe's assertions.
About the Science
- Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texas Tech and evangelical Christian, addresses many efforts underway in Texas to shift energy generation to renewable resources.
- Comments from expert scientist:
- Scientific strengths: Katharine outlines the various climate change challenges and potential successes Texans are and can be a part of.
- Concerns: This resource is not super scientific. I feel that it is more of an advertisement for why Texans should care about climate change. I think it's important, but not sure it meets scientific standards. I think this could be a great supplemental or introductory resource but not sure it's a good standalone resource.