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Event: Metro KC Climate Action Summit
September 14| $50
On September 14th, elected officials, business, nonprofit, and organizational leaders; and advocates for climate action will convene to celebrate regional successes, collaborate, and hear expert strategies on ways to advance climate mitigation and adaptation. The Summit will focus on solutions that effectively mitigate greenhouse emissions and share co-benefits that improve the quality of life for Kansas City regional residents. Paul Hawken, internationally known environmentalist, entrepreneur, activist and author of “Drawdown” will keynote the Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Johnson County Community College. Hosted by the Metro KC Climate Action Coalition (MKCCAC), the event will focus on emerging trends in climate resilience, celebrate regional success stories and offer expert strategies to advance climate mitigation and adaptation.
Additional speakers in the summit’s lineup include:
- Bob Berkebile, FAIA, Principal, BNIM
- Brigadier General (ret.) W. Christopher King
- U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, 3rd District of Kansas
- James Brainard, Mayor, City of Carmel, Indiana
- Julie Lorenz, Secretary, Kansas Department of Transportation
- …and nearly 30 others!