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Students plan Global Climate Strike

Students around the world will be demanding environmental action on climate change at Global Climate Strikes on Friday, September 20.

Young people are planning the strikes and asking students and adults to join them on September 20 in advance of the UN Emergency Climate Summit that begins September 27. To find a rally near you, go to […]

Attend Climate Action Summit for free

Sign up to attend free Climate Action Summit sessions with Paul Hawken, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Mayor Quinton Lucas at this sold-out event.

Hawken, an internationally known environmentalist and author of Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming, will headline a full-day Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, September 14. More than 500 people have […]

Clean energy jobs increase by 4.2% in Missouri

More than 55,000 Missourians now work in clean energy industries, an increase of 1,562 jobs in 2018, according to a new analysis of energy jobs data from Clean Energy Trust (CET) and the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs).

Overall, Missouri now employs 55,869 workers in clean energy, which is 48,174 more workers than fossil […]

Commuter organizes 23-year vanpool

When Garth Burns retires from the Associated Press next month, he also leaves a 23-year legacy of coordinating one of the longest-running vanpools from Lawrence, KS to Kansas City, MO.

Burns recently talked to RideshareKC about his experience as a champion for this little-known, but powerful, green commute option.

Like most commuters in the region, Burns used […]

Cyclist saves money, gets healthy & cuts carbon emissions

After an accident seven years ago left Steven Garcia with a totaled car, he decided to buy a bike and a bus pass instead of a new vehicle. What started out as a bad situation when he was 25 years old, turned into a lifestyle change that is helping him get exercise, save money, avoid […]