Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wuthering Weather

On the eve of the global climate summit (Cop21), scheduled to open at the end of this month  in Paris (which itself now crouches beneath the stormclouds of war), The New Yorker has published an engaging review-essay on the significance of weather in art and literature:

From this  we’ll single out  one fine line:

Dystopia is already here.  It’s just unevenly distributed.

Several of our own essays  touch on the subject:

            Let’s talk about the weather

            The Psychology of Meteorology

            Climatological prestidigitation

            On the movie “Take Shelter”

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