Can you measure your carbon footprint?
Can you explain how your carbon footprint impacts climate change?
Do you know what the biggest contributors to climate change are?
E. Calvin Beisner and David Legates join Michael to give us an update on climate change in 2022.
Dr. Beisner was kind enough to extend this offer to our listeners:
Our listeners can receive a free copy of Dr. Beisner’s short book Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice: How Good Intentions Undermine Justice and Poverty as our way of saying thanks when they make a 100% tax-deductible donation to the Cornwall Alliance and request it. Simply visit www.CornwallAlliance.org, click on the “Donate” button, and when filling out the form write Social Justice in the comments field.
About E. Calvin Beisner
Dr. Beisner is Founder and National Spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, a network of over 60 Christian theologians, natural scientists, economists, and other scholars educating for Biblical earth stewardship, economic development for the poor, and the proclamation and defense of the good news of salvation by God’s grace, received through faith in Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection.
He has written over a dozen books, edited over 30, contributed to over 35, and published thousands of articles, popular and scholarly; has lectured at universities, seminaries, conferences, and churches in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia; testified as an expert witness on the ethics and economics of climate change and climate and energy policy before committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives; briefed the White House Council on Environmental Policy; and presented a paper to a scholarly colloquium on climate change of the Pontifical Institute for Justice and Peace at the Vatican in Rome. In 2014 the Heritage Foundation honored Dr. Beisner with the Outstanding Spokesman for Faith, Science, and Stewardship Award at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change.
About David Legates
David Legates is the Director of Research and Education at the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation. He is a retired professor from the University of Delaware where he served on the faculty of the Departments of Geography and Spatial Sciences and the Department of Applied Economics and Statistics. He has also served on the faculty at the University of Oklahoma and Louisiana State University. His expertise lies in hydroclimatology/surface water hydrology, precipitation and climate change, spatial analysis and spatial statistics, and statistical/numerical methods. In 2000, he earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist designation from the American Meteorological Society.
Dr. Legates has served as the Coordinator of the Delaware Geographical Alliance, now known as the Delaware Center for Geographic Education, from 2005 to 2022. In 2020–2021, he was on leave at NOAA where he was the Assistant Deputy Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction and was detailed to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as the Executive Director of the United States Global Change Research Program.
Dr. Legates has been invited to speak to the US Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works on three separate occasions as well as both Pennsylvania House and Senate Committee meetings focusing on climate change. He also participated in the historic joint USA-USSR protocol for the exchange of climate information in 1990, won the 2002 Boeing Autometric Award for the Best Paper in Image Analysis and Interpretation by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, won First Place in the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and ESRI Paper Competition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was awarded the Courage in Defense of Science Award from the Texas Public Policy Foundation in 2015, the Frederick Seitz Award from the Science and Environmental Policy Project in 2020, and the Petr Beckman Award from the Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in 2021.
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Listen to our previous episode on Climate Change Here.