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The KC Regional Climate Action Plan receives sustainability award from the American Planning Association
May 9, 2022May 10, 2022
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The KC Regional Climate Action Plan receives sustainability award from the American Planning Association

Last week, the Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan received an Award for Excellence in Sustainability from the American Planning Association. The annual awards honor projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations whose work is dedicated to supporting sustainable communities. The plan was recognized for extraordinary achievement in the state or regional category. Pictured is Tom...

March 15, 2022March 15, 2022
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Choose low carbon transportation options to the Climate Action Summit

We challenge you to travel low-carbon to and from the Summit by walking, biking, using public transit or carpooling. Enter to win a prize! For those kicking carbon to the curb for the summit, enter to win a very cool prize basket by visiting the MARC Environmental Programs table at the Climate Summit Expo on...

Building Energy Exchange KC announces the appointment of its founding board members
October 25, 2021October 27, 2021
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Building Energy Exchange KC announces the appointment of its founding board members

Climate Action KC recently established the Building Energy Exchange KC (BE-Ex KC) in spring 2021 as a regional resource to help building owners, operators, and community members drive greater energy efficiency in the built environment. BE-Ex KC has announced the establishment of its board of directors which will shape its strategic direction for the next decade.

The value of trees in adaptation
September 20, 2021September 27, 2021
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The value of trees in adaptation

Join Climate Action KC and Bridging the Gap for an engaging and informative virtual webinar on the value of trees in adaptation and an onsite tree planting event.

Our Best Buildings Yet: A forum on energy efficiency in the Kansas City region and beyond
September 16, 2021September 27, 2021
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Our Best Buildings Yet: A forum on energy efficiency in the Kansas City region and beyond

Join Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), KCMO Councilwoman Andrea Bough, The Builders’ Association, and a panel of buildings experts on Thursday, October 7 at 10:30 am CDT as we discuss best building practices, the International Energy Conservation Code, and what can be done to clean up the interior air of our buildings. The event will be relevant to codes departments, policymakers, builders, contractors, and anyone who is motivated to create a brighter, cleaner, & healthier future for all. 

Plan It Native
September 9, 2021September 20, 2021
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Plan It Native

Join Deep Roots and partners for this year's Plan it Native Landscape Conference.

Are you ready to Green Commute?
August 30, 2021August 30, 2021
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Are you ready to Green Commute?

The Green Commute Challenge is back! During the challenge, our colleagues become teammates as we compete against other companies and organizations to see who can log the most Green Commute trips. Logging trips earns points which could win commuters prizes and glory!