Kansas City Climate Change Heat Advisory Reminder

It's going to be hot today and that's one more reason to remind locals that the world might very well end in less than 12 years according to experts.

And/or . . . Here's today's reminder to slap on some more deodorant that hopefully won't kill more ozone. 

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KC metro to be placed under heat advisory Monday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Monday, Aug. 23 at 12 p.m. through Thursday, Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. Atchinson, Miami, Linn, Doniphan, Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas will be affected.

As Climate Change Turns Up The Heat, Farmers Struggle To Keep Animals Cool

A pig's ideal temperature is 65 degrees Fahrenheit. So on a 90-degree day in the middle of July, Phil Borgic keeps a close eye on his herd. "A pig can't sweat," he says. "So the only way that it can transfer the heat is by panting."

Environmental justice advocates look to $3.5T federal spending bill for bold action * Missouri Independent

Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration want to use their massive $3.5 trillion spending plan to help communities that have been devastated by environmental pollution and degradation. For years, activists have been pushing for government recognition of what's known as environmental justice, the broad movement to provide restitution to communities that have suffered disproportionate harm.