• Op-Eds,  This Week's Paper

    OP-ED: Climate change is real, and hurricane season is proof of it

    Like many, I never gave a great deal of attention to the climate change pathos that has infiltrated the media over the past decade. I have always recognized that global warming is a real occurrence, and that the planet is surely being affected by it in a multitude of ways, but because I wasn’t directly affected by it, the way dying penguins in Antarctica and trees in North California were, I didn’t care as much. It wasn’t until the monstrosity, that is this year’s hurricane season, that I realized how big of a role climate change had on destroying and taking away innocent lives, and it was the first time…