Temperatures might get up to 60 on this balmy winter day, here's a bit of perspective on opinions SORTA from both sides . . .
HT: Jessica Lowndes And Her Friends Are Working Hard
PBS: How your brain stops you from taking climate change seriously
FP: Brazil Was a Global Leader on Climate Change. Now It’s a Threat.
Atlantic: The denial of climate change and the denial of racism rest on the same foundation: an attack on observable reality.
NYTP: More Republicans Than You Think Support Action on Climate Change
Closer to home, these news links dominate our Saturday . . .
Lucky Break For KCMO Careless
So far this winter, no sign of heavy flu activity in Kansas City
Trump Shut Down Impact???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The immediate future of public housing in Kansas City appears to be secure, even in the face of the partial federal government shutdown. Edwin Lowndes, Executive Director for Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri spoke to 41 Action News on Friday, and explained why the shutdown shouldn't be a concern, assuming it ends in the next few weeks.
Kansas City Punt Funny Life
The uneventful life of Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt in one hilarious video
Weekend Traffic Hot Mess
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Southside commuters might want to budget extra time for their travels this weekend as part of a Missouri Department of Transportation project on the Blue River Bridge over Interstate 435. The work is set to start at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan.
Missouri Law Exhale
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering making changes to its 2012 mercury standards, which were responsible for major improvements to Missouri's air quality in recent years. In 2011, a report from Environment America showed that Missouri was one of the top mercury-polluting states in the country.
Rock Chalk Alternatives
The University of Kansas (KU) has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to ensure that nearly 100% of its future electricity needs will be supplied by wind energy. A 20-year agreement with Westar will provide the KU Lawrence campus with 31 MW of energy from a 300 MW project to be constructed in Nemaha County.
All Aboard Kansas City Bandwagon
The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the NFL's truly historic franchises, from their AFL years down in Dallas and the upstart of the NFL to the very first Super Bowl and their consistent winning ways of the '90s. Many great players have come through Kansas City in that time.
Local Weather Review
After a chilly start, temperatures will quickly climb to near 60 degrees for your Saturday. Rain chances increase toward the end of the weekend.
Lil Pump - "Butterfly Doors" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .