Vegas In The Time of Climate Change

(I wrote this last year, pre-pandemic. I meant to try and publish it but life got in the way and I never did, so I thought I’d publish it here.)

The Bellagio Hotel rises up on this hot July night like a moth stretching its antennas to the sky. Staring out from its elevated walkway, I watch with hundreds at its main attraction: an enormous 8-acre fountain emerging from the middle of the desert, gushing…