March has been a record-breaking month with over 25 cities having the highest temperatures ever–including cities normally covered in polar ice caps like Detroit and Milwaukee (only kidding). But what has this warmer winter brought us in addition to early blooming cherry blossoms in DC?
According to the Huffington Post writer Jan Mazurek, quite a lot of man-made heat-trapping pollution. Warming temperatures, she says, could put “some five million people in the United States at risk for increased coastal flooding.” This affects us in Charleston, as well as many other places in the South. Be aware of your emissions, especially during this critical time. Research ways to conserve energy and gas. Here are some easy ways: turn your lights off, turn your thermostat off and open the windows, carpool and buy local.