Your opinion is needed as the region develops its Priority Climate Action Plan. Over the past six months, the Mid-America Regional Council
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What is the Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan?
Our Climate Action Plan (CAP) aims to transform the metropolitan area into a more resilient, equitable and healthy community.
Interim net zero goals focus on local government operations (by 2030), energy generation (by 2035), and homes and buildings (by 2040).
2024 Priority Climate Action Plan
Through an EPA Climate Pollution Grant (CPRG), MARC has developed priorities for the implementation of the Climate Action Plan, and is working toward a CPRG implementation grant due April 1.
2021 Climate Action Plan
An ambitious set of interrelated strategies will help to mitigate climate change by achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and adapt to and bounce forward from the many risks climate change poses. Linkages among plan strategies are abundant and intentional.
This plan creates a voluntary framework to guide and align local action in ways that make a difference for the entire Kansas City region. The comprehensive set of strategies found in the plan can be tailored to meet local community needs and priorities.
Our plan is ambitious, comprehensive and urgent.
The action plan is divided into nine sections, each with an overview, set of goals, strategies and specific actions.
Replacing fossil fuels with unlimited, renewable and clean alternatives like wind and solar is an essential step toward mitigating the impacts of climate change.
Nature-based solutions present meaningful, scalable opportunities to mitigate for greenhouse gas emissions, while helping with adaptation and resilience toward climate threats.
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The Climate and Environment Council (CEC) was created to move the implementation of the Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan forward. The
Who we are
This Climate Action Plan was developed during 2020 by a coalition led by Climate Action KC and the Mid-America Regional Council, together with hundreds of interested community members, stakeholders and decision-makers. The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, a worldwide collaboration among 10,000 municipalities, helped guide the plan’s development.