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Earth Day Festival moves to online events

This year, Americans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, and in Kansas City the 2020 Earth Festival will be transformed into live and interactive online events in response to the threat of COFID-19.

Organizers decided to change Earth Festival to a new EF20Online event to provide a safe way for participants […]

Is it greener to load a dishwasher or hand wash?

When you’re trying to reduce household energy and water use, what are the greenest ways to tackle the daily task of dishwashing?

A new study shows that it is actually best to use an energy-efficient dishwasher, but there is a hand-wash technique that can be resource efficient. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates a typical household washes 215 […]

Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps is accepting applications for free training sessions in five cities in 2020.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate change and what […]

Bus, bike or walk to the Super Bowl parade

In true Kansas City spirit, Chiefs fans will trek through forecasted snow and freezing temperatures today to see KC’s first Super Bowl parade in 50 years.

Here’s how you can get there car-free (or almost) and avoid driving, waiting, parking, more waiting and burning countless gallons of gas and CO2.

Plot your route and start early […]

What’s the best way to avoid “greenwashing”?

When you’re trying to make the best environmental choice, how do you know which “eco-friendly” or “safe for the environment” product is actually good for you and the planet?

Many claims are legitimate, but others feature deceptive or unsubstantiated claims. Even the legitimate labels vary a lot in meaning. Truly valid eco-labels are awarded by independent third parties, […]