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Proposed KCI solar farm could power 70,000 homes

Vacant land at Kansas City International Airport has the capacity to support the largest municipal solar installation in the country and power 70,000 homes, according to a new feasibility study released June 21.

The report shows that 3,100 acres of vacant land at the new Kansas City International Airport could be developed for a solar farm that produces […]

Nominate neighbors for KC Green Award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, a recycling initiative, an energy-efficiency project, vacant lot repurposing or other Earth-friendly idea?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable […]

Solarize KC offers up to 25% solar discounts

A new Kansas City metro-area coalition is launching a Solarize KC initiative that will offer up to 25-percent discounts for solar and battery storage installations.

The program will provide volume discount pricing for both home and business solar installations throughout the metro area in both Missouri and Kansas. Final discounts will be determined by the number of installations, […]

Now’s a great time to try ZeroFare KC

With high gas prices and increasing carbon emissions, RideKC offers relief from both with free bus rides for everyone through ZeroFare KC.

As the first city in the country to offer free public transportation, Kansas City, MO is being recognized nationally for its’ climate protection initiative.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors awarded KC the 2022 Mayor’s Climate Protection […]

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 […]