American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment
The American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment is a
high-visibility effort to address global warming by garnering institutional
commitments to neutralize greenhouse gas emissions, and to accelerate the
research and educational efforts of higher education to equip society to
re-stabilize the earth’s climate.
Bridging the Gap
Bridging The Gap works to make the Kansas City region sustainable by connecting
environment, economy, and community. Bridging The Gap is all about
interconnectedness and helping citizens, businesses and government understand
the impact of our decisions and behavior on our present and future community and
Ceres (pronounced “series”) is a national network of investors, environmental
organizations and other public interest groups working with companies and
investors to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change.
Change the Margins
Save money and trees by narrowing the margins on your document settings.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and
the U.S. Department of Energy.
Greater Kansas City Climate Protection Partnership
The Greater Kansas City Climate Protection Partnership, coordinated by the
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, offers businesses and organizations the
opportunity to lead the community toward the complementary goals of reduced
regional greenhouse gas emissions and increased economic competitiveness.
The Green Guide
As part of its ongoing mission to inspire people to care about the planet,
National Geographic Society acquired The Green Guide in March 2007.
Dubbed the “green living source for today’s conscious consumer”, The Green
Guide is an invaluable resource for men and women, from young adults to
grandparents, striving for a healthy and “greener” lifestyle.
The Green Life
"The Green Life" was launched in the November/December 2005 issue of Sierra
magazine as a place to showcase trendsetting people, cool products, and
Green Living Tips
Michael Bloch developed this web site, which contains a variety of green living
Kansas City Energy Efficiency Forum
This web site serves as the communications portal following the successful
Kansas City Energy Efficiency Forums. Watch for updates and news regarding
Kansas City's efforts to make energy efficiency a reality.
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
MARC's main environmental program areas of air quality, watershed management,
solid waste management, and green infrastructure bring community partners
together to address regional environmental issues in a cooperative setting.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's primary
laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development
RideShare is a free, publicly funded commuter service designed to inform people
about less expensive and environmentally friendly commuting alternatives.
RideShare offers information to help you make wise commuting choices that reduce
traffic congestion, pollution, commuting stress, and save money.
Sustainability: An Academic Pursuit
On September 12, 2007, Park University Professor of Biology Brian Hoffman
delivered a presentation on incorporating sustainability across the higher
US Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit composed of leaders from
every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are
environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.