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Climate Change Is Me

Why this has become my niche

Nearly 3,000 firefighters have been working the Calf Canyon Hermit’s Peak wildfire in northern New Mexico. Here, the fire comes within miles of the historic city of Santa Fe. Burning since April 6, the fire has consumed more than 318,000 acres and is still only 65% contained. Photo by arak7 on

I’m as close as it comes to being a climate change reporter without actually being one.

More often than not, other Medium writers suggest that one should stick with writing about, or in, one niche.

I picked a doozy.

Formerly, I wrote in nine, count ’em, nine — subject areas. I’ll probably still drop a…



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