“It’s the biggest snow storm of the century.”
Rebecca sighed, switching off the television. It wasn’t new. The news hadn’t changed from last year. Or the year before.
Ever since she moved to Alaska, winters grew snowier every year. And every time, the state spent millions in damage control.
Now even at the slightest hint of snow, everyone felt the need to rush to the store. People expected to be caved in at their homes. Rebecca joined the thronging queue wondering if she’d get her favourite cereal.
At the parliament, a politician looked out the window wondering, “What climate change?”