Temperatures are climate change
July 8, 2021
Something exceptional has happened these past few days. It is not the three days of record-breaking temperatures hitting our state. We’ve been warned by forecasters for days that this was likely to happen.
It was not exceptional that temperatures over 100 degrees had everyone talking about how they felt and how they tried to cope. It was very natural to talk about fans, air conditioners, and water.
What was exceptional, in my mind, was how almost no one I heard say the two words that the Whitman County Gazette had also not used in its lead story of June 24, “Heatwave is Poised to Be...