Texas Tech Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe has received the Climate Communication Prize from the American Geophysical Union.
The prize highlights the importance of promoting scientific literacy, clarity of message, and efforts to foster respect and understanding of science-based values in relation to climate change.
Hayhoe's research focuses on identifying and assessing the changing conditions of the communities and translating their impacts into relevant and informed policy. She says she is honored to be named for the award and recognized for her commitment to climate change research.
Hayhoe was was recently named to the 2014 Time Magazine 100 list of most influential people in the world.