Climate Change

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KMBZ News Staff
November 06, 2019 - 5:37 am
Kansas City, MO - On November 4, the Trump Administration formally notified the United Nations of its intention to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, an Obama-era hallmark policy to fight against climate change globally. While climate change isn't being tackled by the currently in...
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This infrared satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael approaching the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. EDT. (NOAA via AP)
AP News Staff
October 10, 2018 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Moist air, warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal wind patterns supercharged Hurricane Michael in the hours before it smacked Florida's Panhandle. Hurricane Michael was barely a hurricane Tuesday morning, with winds of 90 mph. A little over a day later, it had transformed...
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Resident Engineer Steve Sherrill, with the US Army Corps of Engineers, talks about the project to raise some of the levees and seawalls in the area Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Port Arthur, Texas. As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile “spine” of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the Texas Gulf Coast.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
AP News Staff
August 22, 2018 - 10:19 am
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the...
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Marc LaVoie
June 02, 2017 - 6:52 am
Leaders of major countries around the globe are criticizing the U.S. pullout from the Paris Climate Accord, and mayors of cities around the country are as well. Kansas City Mayor Sly James reacted to President Trump's decision to step away from the environmental agreement by sending out a Tweet...
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