According to a prominent local news source, a man-made disaster is making swamp butt and smelly pits even worse . . .
Check the report and don't dare argue with the science . . .
Temperatures in Kansas City have swelled to around 100 degree Fahrenheit during several heat waves this summer, and humidity drove the perceived temperatures even higher.
That's not unusual anymore: Average temperatures have increased by 0.5 degrees Fahrenheit in Missouri since the early 20th century, according to the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, and the state has already seen increases in heavy rain events in recent decades.
Across the globe, average temperatures have increased 1.8 degrees since preindustrial levels. The Paris climate accords established a goal of limiting warming to 2.7 degrees, although more recent studies estimate that exceeding this threshold is likely inevitable.
In coming years, summers in Kansas City are expected to be hotter and wetter as well as more erratic.
Sadly, I'm not sure if we have time to solve the eternal problem of SUMMER STANK in less than 12 years that experts have given us until the world ends from climate change.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
On a recent evening at Meadowbrook Park in Prairie Village, Kansas, triathalon coach Liz Weidling led a handful of athletes through a grueling training session, alternating running laps with turns on stationary bikes. Despite the occasional jokes about the weather, the women seemed barely phased by August heat and humidity.