It's REALLY hot outside so that means we need to talk about the sky falling.
Also, apropos for #TBT, let's share our favorite weather graphic of all time . . .
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We haven't noticed much complaining form our Eco-activist friends now that the Democratic Party has control of the White House, Congress and a the Senate.
Still . . . There's more than enough fear to share amid mainstream media. And so we start with local news climate reporting and then take a look at the big picture.
Check-it . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Kansas City area until 9 p.m. on Friday. During the warning, people can expect dangerously hot conditions with heat index values between 105 and 110 degrees.
Johnson County planners and landowners are getting ready for a radically different type of farm planned for the area west of Gardner. Once it's operational, the West Gardner Solar Project by NextEra Energy will be the largest such solar farm in the state, and a new type of energy-producing sight for Kansans more accustomed to seeing spinning wind turbines and nodding oil pumpers on the prairie.
Photo by Veeterzy It's officially that time of the year again, folks! The first ozone alert for the summer was issued by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC). MARC says that people who are sensitive to air pollution and have breathing or heart problems should limit outdoor activity between 10 a.m.
WICHITA, Kansas - Electric cars and trucks might prove a perfect fit for rural Kansas. "They're better vehicles. They're more reliable. They're less costly. They'll save people money," said Peter Zalzal, an attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund. "They'll clean up the air and they'll help to address climate change."
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