Climate Action KC

Climate Action KC is a Missouri nonprofit corporation comprised of leaders from government, industry, nonprofits and the community who are dedicated to reducing emissions and promoting a thriving, climate resilient Kansas City metro region.

CAKC supports STEM experiences for KC metro-area students by encouraging their involvement in activities like:
• Taking specific actions to reduce their own carbon footprint
• Providing input on a regional climate action plan
• Developing and providing public outreach and education
• Planning and attending climate workshops and summits
• Helping develop equitable climate solutions
• Attending peaceful climate demonstrations and
• Learning about volunteer and internship opportunities with local community and environmental organizations.

To learn how to connect with Climate Action KC for one of these opportunities, contact Matt Riggs.


  • Community organization/Advocacy/Support

Audience Served

  • Students: Elementary
  • Students: High School
  • Students: Middle School

Opportunities Offered

  • After school/out of school
  • Conference/workshops
  • Internships

Focus Areas

  • Digital Media Production
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Entrepreneurship/Innovation
  • Technology