Snow and ice blanket Hood River, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

Snow and ice blanket Hood River, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

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  • Last month, the city of Hood River passed a resolution recognizing the global climate crisis, but they wanted to do more than just recognize it. The resolution also moves up the city’s goal for reaching net-zero municipal greenhouse gas emissions from 2050 to 2035. We hear from Hood River Mayor Kate McBride and Lottie Bromham, a senior at Hood River Valley High School who testified in favor of the resolution. 

 

  

 

  

  • Earlier this month the Kansas City Council voted to eliminate bus fares. That makes Kansas City the largest city in the country to eliminate transit costs for riders.

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