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Is climate change fueling allergies & poison ivy?

Are you sneezing more this spring season? Do the kids already have a poison ivy rash? Scientists are seeing signs of more allergy-causing pollen and faster spreading poison ivy as the climate continues to change.

Pollen may be an unfortunate contributor to poor health in the first place, but there are signs that warming weather is making it […]

Hop on your bike for KC Bike Month

Get ready to ride during KC Bike Month in May, and join cyclists as they bike to a brewery, KC Segregation History Tour, school and work.

If you live outside the Kansas City area, you can find cycling events celebrating the 66th annual National Bike Month by searching your location at The League of American Bicyclists.

Cycling […]

How will you celebrate Earth Day this year?

Do you want to learn more about climate solutions, meet electric vehicle owners, recycle electronics, plant a free tree, upcycle scraps or take the kids on a fun eco-adventure?

We’ve found a variety of events for you and your family to celebrate in-person and some online in Kansas City and worldwide over the next two weeks surrounding […]

Share comments on new KC Climate Plan

The city of Kansas City, MO has been working for months on a new KC Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan, and now it’s time to share your comments.

The planning process included community workshops and several opportunities for public input for a plan that sets climate protection goals through 2040. The draft version is open for public […]

Recycle electronics at an event near you

Used computers, monitors, TVs, microwaves, gaming systems and more can be recycled at several electronic waste recycling events in April.

Parkville Electronics Recycling Event

Parkville will host an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, April 2 in Platte Landing Park, 300 Main Street, Parkville, MO. This event is open to everyone. Essentially anything […]