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Climate Action KC Receives Kauffman Foundation Heartland Challenge grant
September 21, 2021September 27, 2021
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Climate Action KC Receives Kauffman Foundation Heartland Challenge grant

Initial activities to include Building Energy Exchange and Contractor Accelerator Grant funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will support CAKC’s efforts in climate action and resiliency outreach in the ten-county region surrounding the Kansas City metropolitan area. An initial success derived from those efforts is the formation of the KC Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex)....

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!

Region adopts net zero climate action plan
March 23, 2021September 3, 2021
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Region adopts net zero climate action plan

Plan proposes a flexible, voluntary framework for stronger, healthier communities The Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan was adopted today by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Board of Directors, launching an effort to transform the metropolitan area into a more resilient, equitable and healthy region. The climate action plan proposes a flexible, voluntary framework to help mitigate...

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