Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Oil companies discover ‘sustainability’

Sustainability is big in corporate America today.  The word, that is.  Once an arcane term used chiefly by foresters and agricultural researchers, “sustainable” has become the label of choice that executives use to describe their businesses. Perhaps the most laughable of the newly “su
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Celebrating Juneteenth

Building Community Relations in Kansas City and World Wide On Saturday, June 18, Sierra Club’s Kanza Group members Tom Thompson and Elaine Giessel, with her daughter Rachel, tabled at the NAACP’s 6th annual Juneteenth celebration at Quindaro Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Funds fo
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KCP&L Hasn’t Made Case for Coal Plant

Kansas City Power and Light Co. spent the past year putting on workshops for big power customers and community players in hopes of gaining a consensus for their latest long range energy plan.  KCP&L serves a large portion of the Kansas City metro area.  The local environmental and
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Camping in the Ozark National Forest

On a sunny spring Friday last April my husband and I bucked the system, pulled our three young kids out of school and headed down Ozark way to join twelve other Sierrans for the Club’s annual Blanchard Springs campout.  This was our family’s first-ever outing with the good folks from
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6th Annual Sustainable Homes Tour and Energy Fair

Concerned with rising energy costs?  Been hearing about the green building movement?  Want to know more about alternative energy? Thinking about building a new home or remodeling the one you have?  Then plan on attending the Sixth Annual Heartland Sustainable Homes Tour and Energy Fai
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