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Kansas City declared a climate emergency. Now what?

Kansas City declared a climate emergency. Now what?

It’s been 13 years since Kansas City, Missouri, passed its first climate protection plan. At the top of the list: drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Now the city is preparing a new plan, and emission reductions remains a focus.  In 2008, the city set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 30% below 2000…

Bike ridership is exploding in Kansas City

Bike ridership is exploding in Kansas City

New data from BikeWalkKC, a local nonprofit focused on making Kansas City streets safer and accessible for all people, shows that Kansas City residents are biking more than they had in the years before the pandemic.

Fate of monarch butterfly up in the air

Fate of monarch butterfly up in the air

Citing finite resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to work on higher priority species before evaluating whether monarch butterflies should be listed as endangered or threatened.

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