Climate change is the defining challenge of our time, inextricably linked to our health, environment, and communities. We all need clean air to breathe and water to drink, a fair and thriving economy, and a safe and secure country. Climate change and the pollution that causes it threaten all of that and more, putting the health and well-being of all Kansans at risk, hitting hardest those who can least afford it, while exacerbating racial, gender, and class inequality.

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Climate + Health

Climate disruption impacts the lives, health, and economic well-being of Kansans. Climate change is a major public health concern in Kansas. Those least responsible will be the most impacted and least able to adapt. Solutions exist to build resilience, economic opportunities, and healthy communities. The Kansas Climate + Health Declaration aims to increase awareness of the impacts of climate change on public health, to increase civic engagement on climate action in Kansas, and to advance policies that build community resilience and safeguard the future of our state.

Climate + Health Declaration by the Numbers

Numbers last updated February 2020

Major Signers

Major signers come from diverse backgrounds and interests. We stand united in our call to action for a more resilient Kansas.

Individual Signers

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WEALTH Collaborative

Preserving our Kansas WEALTH resources — our Water, Energy, Air, Land, Transportation, and Health — builds community resilience, improves health outcomes, and safeguards the future of our state.
The WEALTH Collaborative advocates for policies and practices that reduce risk and increase resilience in Kansas.

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Agricultural solutions

Agriculture can provide critical solutions for climate resilience. Farmers and ranchers can lead the way to a clean energy future. Water + Energy Progress highlights solutions that save water and energy and build resilience in Kansas.