Facing a Challenging Future

Philadelphia summers are known for their unpleasant humidity and heat. Last year, we hit record-breaking temperatures over 100 on many days. This sultry weather is upon us again, and this time I find myself reflecting on how it compares to the summers I spent as a child in the same region, when, without benefit of air conditioning or even a fan, we managed to get through the days happily enough with only a wading pool to cool us off. I remember sweltering at night only a few times throughout my childhood in the 50s; now, 50 years later, itโ€™s a๐Ÿ”’

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