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Wintry southern Christmas

Make it fairer
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When it's winter in your northern hemisphere, it is correspondingly summer in the southern one.

This seems unfair, as the iconography of Christmas is predicated on the typical cold, snowy winter scene in the north.

To rectify this, we suggest that - by international agreement - at a chosen solstice, by means of basic tractor and pressor beams, and temporary local alteration of the value of the gravitational constant G, your planet's orbital inclination is tipped through 14.31 degrees. This will mean that both hemispheres will get an immediate repeat of the season they just experienced, but more importantly the southern one will now get winter in December, not June.

After a few years, the process can be repeated and the north gets the cold winters in December again.

8th of 7, Dec 08 2018

We're way ahead of you, [8th]. http://www.vickysun.../christmas-in-july/
[pertinax, Dec 09 2018]


       Missing a few bolts, Borg ? Winterizing the southern hemisphere will summerize the northern.
FlyingToaster, Dec 08 2018

       Yes, we did mention that // both hemispheres will get an immediate repeat of the season they just experienced //.
8th of 7, Dec 08 2018

       //Make it fairer// For goodness' sake, you're Borg, are you not? The geometry of Earth was already well-understood when they built Australia, so frankly it's their own fault.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 08 2018

       Ah, but we spy an upcoming business opportunity when the pole reversal happens ...
8th of 7, Dec 08 2018


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