Clifton Park

Climate change is a worldwide problem

Global warming affects whole Earth

Yes, this winter is brutal. Yes, it’s really cold. But Alaska is enjoying very warm weather. Anchorage Alaska saw an official high of 44 degrees Tuesday [Jan. 2]. Yes, Alaska was warmer than we were. Preliminary statistics indicate that 2017 will be one of the warmest on record.

When we talk of global warming, we aren’t talking about just New York, or just the Northeast, or even the continental United States. Global warming is the whole Earth, not a small piece of it where we live.

This is the only planet we have. What happens in Africa has an effect on us. What happens in Asia impacts us. Let’s start thinking globally people.

Edward F. Wagner 

Clifton Park

Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion

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