Roshie’s Climate Story


Roshie Xing


Sewickley, PA

How are you sensing climate change?

I moved to Sewickley 5 years ago. It used to be a temperate suburb with warm summers and snowy winters. Recently, the summers have gotten warmer and longer, and snow has become an infrequent phenomenon. Most winters, it rains hard, and nearby Pittsburgh floods. Last winter, we had a snowstorm in March, an indication of shifting climate patterns.





Sewickley, PA, USA

Warren’s Story

Cape Town is usually very rainy but a few years ago they experienced intense water shortages.

Brandon’s Story

In my hometown of Beaver, PA, coal and steel production was historically extremely important sectors of employment.

Christian’s Story

They make me feel sad and upset that local leaders are so glib about impending threat.

Aaron’s Story

It was depressing to experience a beautiful park for the first time and see how fragile the ecosystem is.

Colton’s Story

While there, I learned about how these farmers who had lived there for their entire lives were having to adapt their food growth to an increasingly arid climate.

Wren’s Story

My family huddled up in one room with air conditioning and even with it, it was still 80 degrees in there.

Barker’s Story

It got up to 100.

Taye’s Story

It was very hot

Krypton’s Story

They make me feel sad and worried for my mama’s home, and my family’s home, and if future generations are going to have the same Earth we want them to have.

Mrinalini’s Story

I feel that the rapid urbanization in a country like India has led to many such deforestation activities.