Whatever America hopes to come to pass in the world, must first come to pass in the heart of America.

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Our Mission

To enact and foster proactive strategies, systems and structures within the Metro KC region that will drawdown greenhouse gases, improve climate resiliency and generate corresponding economic, social, health, and quality of life benefits.

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Our Goals

  • Draft a regional Climate Action Plan

  • Develop State legislative platforms for climate action

  • Create a policy playbook of solutions that can be implemented by municipal elected leaders

  • Facilitate an annual Climate Action Summit


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Our team’s Achievements & Current Efforts

  • Facilitated Advancing Climate Solutions workshop for 130 local leaders and elected officials in December 2018

  • 2019 National League of Cities Leaders in Climate Resilience recipients

  • Supported wind energy and energy fairness through policy advocacy at the state level

  • Partnering with leaders from 25+ KC Metro cities

  • Planning the 2019 Climate Action Summit in September

  • Supporting efforts to transition municipalities to 100% carbon free energy

  • Bringing diverse voices and perspectives to the table

  • Partnering with the Global Covenant of Mayors and the IUC to create a Climate Action Plan for Metropolitan Kansas City