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Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]

Check out America Recycles Day events

Across the country, residents will be able to recycle a variety of items on America Recycles Day, Friday, November 15.

To find an event near you, go to America Recycles Day and search by city or zip code.

In the Kansas City metro area, Downtown Overland Park Downtown and Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will be […]

Unplug home energy vampires and save $165

This Halloween while vampires are slinking through the streets, unplug the energy vampires lurking inside your home and save up to $165 a year in energy costs.

Electronic appliances consume power even when they are switched off or in standby mode but still plugged in, creating vampire energy and costing consumers hundreds of dollars each year. […]

Where are the greenest colleges and universities ?

If you’re looking for a green college or university, here’s where you can find campuses with the most substantial sustainability initiatives and the best environmental studies programs.

The ninth annual Princeton Review’s Guide to 399 Green Colleges ranks colleges according to their sustainability efforts and environmental studies programs, and can be accessed for free.

The College of the Atlantic […]

Get girlfriends together for cycling class

Join the Women Bike KC Initiative and learn how to confidently cycle on urban streets, fix a flat tire and maintain your bike for a safe ride.

BikeWalkKC is hosting two classes to help more women feel confident in cycling in the city.

Women+ Confident City Cyclingis an intensive, hands-on course that covers the state and local […]