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Elegy for a Country's Seasons [2014]

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    I never got into White Teeth, but Smith is a great writer and in this short essay distills so much of what environmentalism does and does wrong, I think. Choice quote: This article is written from...

    I never got into White Teeth, but Smith is a great writer and in this short essay distills so much of what environmentalism does and does wrong, I think. Choice quote:

    That is, we always knew we could do a great deal of damage to this planet, but even the most hubristic among us had not imagined we would ever be able to fundamentally change its rhythms and character, just as a child who has screamed all day at her father still does not expect to see him lie down on the kitchen floor and weep.

    This article is written from an English standpoint, and references the American. I'd love to hear what other small losses yall are experiencing due to climate change.