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Get free tickets to An Inconvenient Sequel

Indivisible KC is hosting a free screening of the new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Wednesday, August 9, as one of 14 free screenings being held in cities nationwide.

The sequel to An Inconvenient Truth follows a decade of former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to educate individuals on climate change and to […]

Encourage shops to close “open” doors

Stroll through almost any outdoor shopping area in the heat of summer, and you’ll see retail stores with open doors while the A/C is blasting. It’s a practice that presumably lures customers into the store, but wastes excessive amounts of energy.

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, nearly 20 percent of stores nationwide leave their […]

Apply to $10,000 climate change contest

You don’t need to be a scientist to apply for one of MIT Climate CoLab’s contests. And if you have the next big idea, you could win $10,000.

MIT Climate CoLab is a global, web-based community designed to pool intelligence, a process that is similar to Linux or Wikipedia. The purpose of the contest is to […]

Explore 12 ideas for off-grid and energy-saving vacations

It’s not too late to plan a summer excursion, and there are many ways to minimize your environmental impact ranging from simple energy-saving tips to an off-grid vacation.

Ecotourism is among the fastest-growing segments of the global tourism trade. While travel uses resources, and can harm the environment, it can also assist the environment, benefit local […]

Which cities made the top 25 EPA list for energy efficiency?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the top 2017 cities for energy efficiency, and Kansas City ranked 16 on the list for its ENERGY STAR certified buildings.

The top 25 cities included: Washington, DC, Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL: Houston, TX: Boston, MA; Phoenix, AZ; Philadelphia, PA; Denver, […]