LuckyOtter – local evidence of climate change
I definitely believe climate change is real.
Here where I live, in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina, each summer seems to grow progressively hotter and longer, and each winter has been milder and shorter than the last (not that I mind this personally, since I really can’t stand cold weather). This fall has felt more like a continuation of summer than fall, and even at night the temperatures are still pretty warm. It’s also been extremely dry, and the trees, rather than turning colors, are going straight from green to brown to bare (not that the fall colors here, outside of the Blue Ridge Parkway, where the trees are chosen for their fall color, are that impressive anyway). Sometimes I feel like I live in Florida, not the mountains of North Carolina, where the climate should be temperate, not tropical.
I’ve noticed something very strange this…
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