Friday Fictioneers — Global Warming

“See, I told you that all of this nonsense about global warming is a hoax,” Eric said. “Look out of the window, son. It snowed last night and it never snows in San Francisco. Now my roses are ruined.”

“Dad, just because it snowed here doesn’t mean that climate change isn’t real,” Nick said. “You’re confusing climate with weather. Climate change can result in changing weather patterns, including snow in areas where it doesn’t typically snow. As climate change worsens, unusual and even dangerous weather events are becoming more frequent or severe.”

“My ruined roses could use some global warming.”

(100 words)

Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ Friday Fictioneers prompt. Photo credit: Dale Rogerson.

25 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — Global Warming

  1. jilldennison February 26, 2021 / 8:51 pm

    Reminds me of conversations I’ve had in the not-too-distant past! Good one!

    Liked by 3 people

  2. Renard Moreau February 26, 2021 / 10:39 pm

    🙂 The last line of that short story of yours is epic!

    Nicely done, Fandango!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. James McEwan February 26, 2021 / 10:47 pm

    Yes, climate change has been with the planet for thousands of years, but it is the rate of change that has increased.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Iain Kelly February 27, 2021 / 3:40 am

    Still those out there that deny it. I wonder if some Texans have changed their mind about climate change recently.

    Liked by 2 people

  5. vishal June 11, 2021 / 9:55 pm

    so much new to learn….great work

    Liked by 1 person

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