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Tour solar homes across the country

The annual National Solar Tour will showcase the energy savings of hundreds of solar homes and businesses at onsite and virtual tours in 47 states on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3.

Since many of the tours are virtual, participants have the opportunity to see homes in many different locations. To find a list of homes […]

Compete in a Green Commute Challenge

Join Kansas City’s effort to improve air quality while you reduce your fuel costs during the Green Commute Challenge. Ride a bus, streetcar, scooter or bike – or carpool, walk or telecommute to work.

The Green Commute Challenge encourages work places to form an employee team and find alternatives to driving for daily work commutes. Individuals […]

Get an EV experience at Drive Electric Week

Tap into the plug-in expertise of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their electric cars, trucks, scooters and bikes at more than 200 events during National Drive Electric Week from Saturday, September 25 to Sunday, October 3.

To find an event in the U.S. and Canada, search Drive Electric Week using your city or zip code […]

Tell Kansas City how to fight climate change

The city of Kansas City, MO wants to know how climate change is and will impact you and what actions the city should take now to become carbon neutral, equity focused and resilient by 2040.

In 2020, the K.C. City Council passed Resolution 200005 directing the city to update the 2008 Climate Protection Plan to include […]

Check out these native plant sales 

Get your fall garden growing with perennial native plants that are drought and flood tolerant and return every year. Check out these local, native plant sales and more native plant nurseries nationwide.

A variety of native wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees and shrubs suitable for shade, partial shade, sun, dry or moist conditions are good options for fall planting. […]