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EPA Seeks 21 Percent Emission Drop in Missouri

To meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030

06/03/2014

A St. Louis firefighter checks vehicles for occupants in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-day rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Climate Change Report: More Flooding, Hotter Summers, Damaging Storms to Come

The latest assessment of climate change suggests “extreme rainfall events” and flooding have increased over the past century, and that’s expected to continue.

05/12/2014

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks speaks while Rev. Earl Nance, Jr. looks on, at a Clean Air Health Fair in St. Louis on April 27, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Citizens, EPA Discuss Climate Change in St. Louis

High rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday’s clean air health fair.

04/28/2013

The Harlan County Reservoir lies parched in drought on Aug. 25, 2012 near Alma, Neb. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study Reveals Global Warming Not To Blame For Last Year’s Crippling Drought

A new federal study reveals that global warming is not to blame for last year’s extreme drought that crippled the central Great Plains.

04/12/2013

Earth Day Events

Earth Hour 2013 Is Upon Us

People are being asked to turn off lights from 8:30-9:30pm local time on March 23 to conserve energy.

03/23/2013

TIAM Weekend

TIAM Weekend: Hurricane Sandy Cause & Proposition B

Could hurricane Sandy be blamed on climate change? Plus, a discussion of Proposition B.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/04/2012

TIAM: Housing A Fiscal Bright Spot, Race To White House Gets Uglier, Climate Change & Prostitution

Guess what’s getting hotter in the economy. Ugly race for president. Ugly weather this year as well. Prostitution at the age of 12.

07/16/2012

Network baseball analyst Tim McCarver arrives at the 24th Annual Sports Emmy Awards at the Marriott Marquis on April 21, 2003 in New York City. (credit: Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Broadcaster Blames ‘Climatic Changes’ For Increase In Home Runs

A Hall of Fame broadcaster is blaming global warming for the increase in home run totals over the past several seasons.

05/01/2012

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The Mark Reardon Show – The Big Downgrade, Climate Change Myth, Sexual Freedom

Jack Otter, executive editor of CBS MoneyWatch.com, and Dave Simons, host of KMOX’s “Dollars and Sense Show,” tell us what they think about the market downgrade and what it all means Dr. Roy Spencer is […]

08/08/2011

Flooding-flash

Study Predicts Dangerous Water Issues

The report says increased precipitation will lead to greater flooding in coming years for St. Louis.

07/26/2011