Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Topeka “Cool Cities” Efforts To Be Lauded

Topeka was the first city in Kansas to become a CoolCity, when former Mayor James McClinton issued a proclamation designed to implement this goal in December 2004. During the past year, the Topeka Group’s Political Chair, Phil Morse, has been actively working with Topeka City Manager
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KCP&L Agrees to Offset Global Warming Emissions

In a ground-breaking agreement that can serve as a model for collaborative efforts to combat global warming, the Sierra Club, the Concerned Citizens of Platte County, Mo (CCPC), and Kansas City Power & Light Company reached a settlement of litigation surrounding KCP&L’s constr
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If We Want To Save The Planet, We Need A Five-Year Freeze On Biofuels

Oil produced from plants sets up competition for food between cars and people.  People – and the environment – will lose It used to be a matter of good intentions gone awry.  Now it is plain fraud.  The governments using biofuel to tackle global warming know that it causes
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Sierra Club’s Position on the New TradeWind Energy Wind Farm

TradeWind Energy, a wind power developer based in Lenexa, Kansas, has announced the go ahead of the first 100 MW stage of its long planned 250 MW wind farm along Interstate 70 in northern Ellsworth County and southern Lincoln county, Kansas. The project will be owned and financed by E
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