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Full Show: Pedestrian Deaths, And Covering Climate Change (Feb. 28, 2019)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: A rise in pedestrian deaths. Lessons learned from covering climate change. Preventing gun violence at an early age. And protecting butterflies along the border.


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On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Pedestrian deaths across the country have reached their highest point in nearly three decades. We explore the Texas numbers.

Also this hour: Somini Sengupta discusses what she’s learned covering climate change for The New York Times. Plus, a local group is trying to identify factors Houston children face that contribute to them engaging in gun violence later in life.

And we learn about efforts to protect The National Butterfly Center on the Texas-Mexico border should a border wall be built.

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