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clean energy
KC Ranks 25th Among 100 Cities on Clean Energy Scorecard
When it comes to the global fight against a looming climate crisis, cities have a lot of weight to pull. Due to the autonomy municipal governments have over their own energy policies, as well as their potential to set trends in su…
Climate
Good News on Climate Change: Most Americans Now Agree It’s Real, Even in the Midwest
Rising sea levels. An extraordinary inland hurricane ripping through the Corn Belt. Uncontrolled wildfires scorching the West Coast. Shrinking glaciers in the Arctic.  We are already seeing the effects of climate change. The …
Environment
Kansas City’s Regional Climate Change Effort Soldiers on Despite Pandemic
For decades, the biggest question about climate change in Kansas was a basic one: Are greenhouse gas emissions really changing the climate? Now in some parts of the state, residents are increasingly asking a different question: Wh…
Climate
An Earth Day Like No Other
Even as the COVID-19 outbreak consumes the world’s attention, a coalition of activists are struggling to focus attention on the next looming crisis: the climate crisis. “I believe very strongly that these are issues that we ne…
Environment
Kansas City Activists Rally Against Climate Change
**EDIT: The text at :11 in our feature video declares the deadline needed for the elimination greenhouse gas emissions is 2012. This is an error and the correct year is 2030** Kansas City-area activists are staging a “Climate St…
Environment
Climate Change’s Serious Effects On Kansas Citians Disproportionately Affect The Poor
The discussion about climate change often centers around what increasingly extreme weather will mean for agriculture and the environment. But what about its effect on poverty? That’s certainly on the radar of Tom Jacobs, environ…