August 24, 2009

BYBS : Weather!

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Somethings are all around us, and yet we miss them. In fact, the reason we miss them is that they have always been there and we can't imagine a life without them.

One such thing is the weather.

Shimla, the town where I live at, has always had great weather. Its climate, I am sure, was one of the reasons that the British chose it for their Summer Capital of India. Living here for most of my life, I never stopped to appreciate the good weather we have almost all year around. For, the last one year, however, I lived at Delhi, and suffered the extreme temperatures there.

So, naturally, coming back this year I was more appreciative of the weather. For the last four days, especially, the weather has been simply out of the world. Clear blue skies, sunlight bathing the world with it's golden rays, a chill in the get the picture. The picture seems perfect, but there is something wrong with it, something dreadfully wrong.

This is not the time for the weather to be like this.

The climate changes and global warming have silently taken charge of our environment over all these years. For a long time we, being so short sighted, failed to observe what we were doing to our environment. Now, Mother Nature seems to have decided that enough is enough, and we need to be given a warning in a more palpable form. The signs are now there for all of us to see. I am sure you must have also observed the change in weather wherever you live. Haven't you?

I think it is time for each one of us, as individuals, to take actions to save our planet. Not only for our children, but for ourselves too, because at the rate we are going it won't take long before things get really bad.

Let's all join hands, and make the change that we hope to see in the world!


PERBS said...

Yes, many did not believe it for years when warned. Now we don't need warnings -- it has happened and we need to pull together to stop it. Freedom doesn't include doing anything YOU want. We must think of future generations too. It's not too late but could be if we don't act NOW.

Gallimaufry said...

My town has the same weather as yours ;) But seriously, yes, the change has occurred and it's frighteningly palpable. Trying to reduce my carbon footprint in little ways... Thanks for the reminder.

Gallimaufry said...

p.s. love the concept of BYB. May I borrow it?

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