CEP in the News

Westar customers question proposed rate hike

2 years ago | Jul 17, 2015
"We’re really here to help people understand how important their voice is in this process of what we call rate-making,” says Dorothy Barnett , Executive Director of Climate & Energy Project.

Some Kansas environmental groups disappointed with clean energy compromise

2 years ago | May 18, 2015
"I do think that it is laughable that after the hundreds of millions of dollars spent trying to repeal it, we’re settling for a goal we’ve already met," said Dorothy Barnett, director of the Hutchinson-based Climate and Energy Project

Climate + Energy Project: Opponents’ 20% by 2020 ‘goal’ is laughable

2 years ago | May 05, 2015
Kansas already met 20% RPS 5 years early with more low-cost wind power to come online later this year

Panel discusses climate change in Kansas

2 years ago | Apr 02, 2015
A panel of environmental experts met on Wednesday, March 25th, in the Henderson Building to discuss pollution and the impact of an altered global environment on Kansas.

Gov. Brownback presents awards to farmers and ranchers at Water + Energy Progress awards ceremony

2 years ago | Mar 19, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback recently congratulated the 2015 Water + Energy Progress award winners at the Capitol on March 11. Producers from across the state were recognized as models of innovation for their water and energy saving practices, which included using cover crops, no-till, managed rotational grazing systems, solar pumping stations, subsurface drip irrigation, irrigation scheduling, wind turbines, local foods production, milk condensing systems, on-farm research and collaboration.