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Why it’s colder here—because it’s warmer there

Sometimes attractive paradoxes don’t add up, but the one in the above title does! I noticed in “To Explain All This Cold, Take a Look At the Arctic” by Henry Fountain in the Jan. 4 New York Times (the online … Continue reading

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The triumph of global warming?

The day after the election, an azalea bush in full bloom momentarily distracted me from what happened in Pennsylvania and the country the day before. Because of the fall colors in the leaves, you need to look a bit closely, … Continue reading

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Racism and global warming

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” as Mark Twain or someone else famously said. That is how racism is like global warming: We’re still talking about it, and nobody does anything about it. At least, … Continue reading

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Global climate disruption: the latest

On February 27, I attended an interesting discussion memorably entitled “What a Winter! Forum on Climate Change Policy to Protect and Preserve PA” at West Chester University, sponsored by the West Chester University Sustainability Advisory Council, Borough Leaders United for … Continue reading

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Why it’s colder here—because it’s warmer there

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, 3/3/14 The current pattern, here in Pennsylvania, of unusually hot summers and unusually cold winters, is surprising us all. But it shouldn’t, as it has been going on for several years. … Continue reading

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