KC’s Regional Climate Action Plan: Achieving a Net Zero Region by 2050

The Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan (CAP) aims to transform the metropolitan area into a more resilient, equitable and healthy community. An ambitious set of interrelated strategies will help to mitigate climate change by achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and adapt to and bounce forward from the many risks climate change poses. Linkages among plan strategies are abundant and intentional.

Our plan is ambitious, comprehensive, and urgent. It creates a new platform to build on, accelerate and scale up existing efforts through new models of collaborative regional leadership. Resilience-focused investment will catalyze long-term prosperity and health.

Climate Action KC is a compact of elected officials and community leaders that works throughout the Kansas City region to draw down greenhouse gases, improve climate resilience, invigorate the economy, promote public health and improve the collective quality of life.

Speaker: Adison Banks and Bill Blessing

Adison Banks has volunteered with Climate Action KC since its formation. He has served on CAKC’s Steering and Policy Committees and is an ambassador for the Climate Action Plan. Adison can be contacted at banksadison@gmail.com.

Bill Blessing serves on the boards of the Heartland Conservation Alliance and The Nature Conservancy Kansas chapter. His involvement with many environmental organizations includes serving as an ambassador for ClimateActionKC.

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