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Look what’s on the “Dirty Dozen” list this year

Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce is contaminated with pesticides, and some foods are dangerously worse than others, especially for children. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Here is the 2019 Dirty Dozen list:

Strawberries
Spinach
Kale
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Meet a Green Commute Challenge bus rider

When Connie Baldwin got tired of fighting traffic on her commute to work, she decided it was time to try the bus. Six years later, she shares her story of using public transportation as part of our series on the Green Commute Challenge in Kansas City.

The Green Commute Challenge is a friendly competition designed to reduce emissions in […]

Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? Apply now for the next Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training scheduled for August 2-4 in Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN.

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

Get competitive in Green Commute Challenge

Join Kansas City’s effort to improve air quality this summer by competing in the Green Commute Challenge to reduce emissions. Ride a bus, streetcar or scooter, bike, carpool, walk or telecommute to work.

For the next three weeks, Greenability Weekly will partner with RideshareKC and Mid-America Regional Council to feature participants who bike, ride the bus and carpool. We’ll […]

Enjoy a water festival along Brush Creek

Load up the kids and head to a two-day, water festival with StoneLion Puppet Theatre and its giant puppet show, local food trucks, music, art and games at Theis Park on Brush Creek.

The Illuminated Waters Festival created by StoneLion Puppet Theatre will include a play each night featuring illuminated puppets that are on and off the actual waters of Brush […]