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Letter: Solastalgia

  • Author: Steven O. Spurger
    | Opinion
  • Updated: January 15
  • Published January 15

A great piece by Shehla Anjum not about climate science, but the frustration of this wacky weather here in Alaska. I just moved here from Texas, and we were having wacky weather there too. I was a bit shocked arriving here in the Mat-Su desert, so little rain, and the summer of heat and smoke. And locals not quite knowing what “lightning or hail” even was.

I read lots of climate books, but there is still so much not known. If palm trees return to Alaska, will hominids be here too?

Steven O. Spurger


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