A Public Apology: Maybe Climate Change is My Fault

This is a picture of a smokestack.
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For most of my teaching career, this time of year was a period of relaxation and celebration. As the semester was winding down, I would finish grading my student’s final exams and enter their grades into the college’s student information system. Sure, I’d have to get ready for the next semester, but after the last grade was in the books, I usually took a few well deserved days off and left the past 16…