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letters | hurricane stirs climate concerns

When will we begin to grapple with reality?

As I wrote this on Monday, the wind was whipping through my neighborhood. Trees were swaying like blades of grass. I wondered whether the power would stay on to allow me to complete this letter.

In spite of the roar of this gargantuan storm, and in spite of the 60 million people it could affect, there has been a deafening silence about what allowed this and other intense storms to gather.

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