TL;DR news on Winter solstice at August 26, 2023

Kenneth Blumenfeld, senior climatologist with the Minnesota State Climatology Office, is familiar with the pang of anxiety some of us feel when summer solstice arrives. "Winter doesn't last forever and it's pretty spectacular coming into a Ballarat Spring. But tensions are mounting between archaeologists and spiritual groups over the return of solstice gatherings at Irish heritage sites, expected to take place today.