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You can care about climate change and still enjoy freakishly warm winter days

The Washington Post

March 2, 2017

The Washington Post - During America's abnormally warm February, enjoying the 70-degree weather just didn't feel right, many people said. They feared that the extreme conditions were a clear manifestation of human-caused climate change. And they felt guilty about it.

"[The winter warmth] is a good example of how all of the symptoms of a changing climate are not negative," climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University told the Atlantic. "And if there is something good, then enjoying it doesn't make [climate change] any better or worse than it would be otherwise."

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