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Letters: February 20, 2020

 

February 20, 2020



Climate change

Most of us are aware that rising sea levels due to climate change are threatening coastal cities in the United States, dramatically exemplified by Miami, Fla. Although I am aware that climate change is a grave threat and seems to be accelerating all the time, I must admit to a tiny bit of smugness at living on the Palouse, at our seemingly un-encroach-able elevation of circa 2,500 feet above sea level.

However, my sense of security was shaken recently by the piece “Paradise Creek flirts with flood stage in Moscow” (Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Feb. 8, 2020) that reported th...



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