|Wheatland Ferry site touted for bridge|
On the face of it, this is not at all unreasonable. There is existing demand there. Historically it was considered, and on this latest round it should have been given more consideration during the SRC process (the formal Purpose & Need Statement was written to exclude it from the start). It deserves to be thought through and given a full analysis.
|Oregon Global Warming Commission 2018 Biennial Report|
And in fact, at the State of the County address where the Wheatland Ferry site was discussed, climate disruption was directly invoked - though mainly to negate or disparage it as a problem.
|Cap and Trade disparaged - via Twitter|
|No flowers yet, so it's about people|
|Flowers last year!|
Published March 30th, 2018
A history of cherry blossoming dates is an opportunity to talk about trends and the difference between weather and climate. It's a terrific and specific hyperlocal case study that can illustrate some of the issues in climate. (And if you wanted to get poetic, transience is also a theme for climate now.)
If we could to it for scraps during World War II, it's time to do the same for climate now.
|Scrappo in front of the Courthouse, 1942|
(Salem Library Historic Photos)