KLA Perspectives

Prioritizing Implementation for Urgent Climate Action

Making Earth Month (Actually) Count for Sustainability Goals

How I Utilized Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades – as a Renter.

Breaking the Ice: How Storytelling Bridges the Climate Conversation Gap

Translating Trust into Climate Action

Power of Preparedness: Collaborating to Address Climate Vulnerability

Cambridge Leads Building Decarbonization with BlocPower Partnership

Choosing Climate Metrics that Matter

How Can Climate Communication Drive Behavior Change?

Regional Climate Action Planning: Webinar, Resources, & Expert Advice

Welcoming the 2023 KLA Summer Internship Cohort

Clark County NV, Leads The Way: Top 5 Tips to Create a Legacy of Leadership

Strengthening the Story: 5 Tips for Compelling Climate Communications

Beyond a Buzzword: Why Equity is a KLA Core Value

New Podcast Episode: The Subtle and Undervalued Art of Meeting Facilitation

New Year, New Beginning: Make a Plan for Consistent Climate Content

Greening Up for 2023: KLA's New Years Resolutions

Thanks to our 2022 Clients, Partners + Fans

Consistent, Predictable, Accessible Data: Foundation of Climate Action

Press Play on the Power of Video for Climate Action Engagement

Six Takeaways from the National Adaptation Forum

Where, How and Why Equity is at the Core of Climate Resilience Planning

Columbia, MO, Aims to Beat the Heat with Community Mapping

Clark County, Nevada's Winning Hand for an Actionable Plan

Devens, MA, Cracks the Waste Nut with a Reuse Hub

Climate Change: What Should Individuals and Local Governments Do Together?

New Bedford's Strategy for Resilient, Equitable Green Infrastructure

New Podcast: John Bolduc's Reflections on a Storied Local Climate Action Career

It's Always the Right Time to Start Using an Editorial Calendar

APA #NPC22 Sessions on Climate Action + Editorial Calendars

Encinitas Rides Building Electrification Wave as it Implements Climate Action Plan

How I Kept My Jeep Wrangler While Fighting Climate Change

We're San Diego Bound for APA's National Planning Conference - See You There?

5 Ways to Tap Into Your Community's Earth Day Momentum

Strong women: May we know them, be them, raise them and WORK WITH them

Heat Pump Coaches Get Residents -- and Climate Goals -- to Yes

How an Employee Climate Training Program Can Boost Engagement and Action

New Year, New Climate Action Promises, New Resources to Deliver

Plan Design: 15 Tips to Make Your Climate Action Plan Pop

Electric Vehicles for Local Governments: Tipsheet, Resources + Webinar Recording

COP26, Implementation Blueprints and Meeting Climate Goals

Climate Solutions Webinar December 8: Electric Vehicles

For Climate Action Plans, Think Outside the PDF

This Framework Can Institutionalize Your Climate + Sustainability Goals

22 Standard Metrics That Drive Climate Action

Is Data at the Center of Your Climate Action Plan? Here's Why It Should Be.

Combine In-Person + Virtual Engagement Strategies: Tools + Tips for the New Normal

Circular Economy for Local Governments: Tipsheet, Resources + Webinar Recording

KLA Awarded APA Leadership in Sustainability Award of Excellence

Climate Solutions Webinar June 22: Circular Economy

Is Anyone Paying Attention to Your Presentation?

Net Zero Buildings: 4 Things for Local Governments to Consider

Our Team's Green Sparks

You Have to Talk About Climate Change for People to Act: Here's Why and How

Green Your Mind with these Podcasts

What shade of green are you?

New Climate Solutions Webinar Series: Net Zero Buildings

Relationships as Capital: New Podcast with Imhotep Adisa of The Kheprw Institute on Climate Action, BLM + More

4 Ways Local Governments Can Use Video in Planning Processes

Branding Basics: Do's, Don'ts, Pro Tips

Yes, Your Climate Action Plan Needs a Brand.

A Bald Eagle, a Salamander and Hope for 2021 and Beyond

How to Get Consultants to Deliver Equitable Engagement, Starting with your RFP

2020 On The Bright Side: Our Client Videos

Podcast: Success with "Reduce and Reuse" in Devens

Tools to Leverage for Online Earth Day + Community Engagement

Community Engagement in an Age of Social Distancing

Karen Kao Joins KLA as Project Manager

Welcome Kari Hewitt to the KLA Team

Denver's Chief Storyteller on the Power of Stories to Engage Your Community

Massachusetts' MVP Program: New Funding Will Keep Driving Local Climate + Resilience Action

New Resource! 4 Steps to Add Street Teams to Your Equity + Community Engagement Efforts

Charlottesville's Youth Opportunity Coordinator on Reaching Young African American Men

Portland + South Portland: Two Cities. One Climate Action Plan (New Podcast!)

It's Earth Overshoot Day. Time to #MoveTheDate

KLA's Angela Cleveland on her new Tiny House

Welcome Mike Steinhoff to the KLA Team!

Equitable Engagement: Takeaways from Our Webinar

Box City: What Our Kids Are Learning - And Can Teach Us

Free Webinar June 20 on Equitable Engagement

Resilience Hubs: How Communities are Getting Started

Our APA #NPC19 Top 10

Be More Strategic + Efficient with our Social Media and Communications Planning Calendar

APA's #NPC19 - Where (and Why!) to Find Us

GHG Inventories: Their Evolution + Purpose (New Podcast!)

Tap the Power of Video

Take our 1 Question Poll to Ensure our Trainings + Resources Match your Needs

Welcome Angela Cleveland to the KLA Team!

Write Winning Blog Posts

Website Content that Works

Congrats to our Award-Winning, Grant-Scoring Clients!

What Was Popular in 2018: Our Top Podcasts + Blog Posts

Your Mission this Holiday Season: Discuss Climate Change, No Matter How Hard

Tis the Season...to Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Preemption: How One Word Can Stop Progress in Local Communities

6 Ways We Help You Meet Climate + Sustainability Goals

New Podcast: What a Resilience Hub Can Do for Your Community Before, During + After Disasters

How Indianapolis Used Animals, Bikes, Yoga and a Passport to Engage Kids in Sustainability Planning

Beyond the Usual Suspects: 4 Public Engagement Strategies from Thrive Indianapolis

How a Game, Surveys + Virtual Reality Can Support Your Resilience + Preparedness Outreach

Meet the KLA Team

"The Latest": Monthly KLA Email

How We Can Use this Heat Wave to Get Ready for the Next Ones

Recycling: Perspectives from Austin (New Podcast)

The State of Climate Adaptation: Guest Post + Podcast with Joyce Coffee

Participatory Budgeting: How to Put the People in Public Works (APWA)

What We Heard at APA's NPC 2018

Podcast with the Sunlight Foundation’s Open Cities Storyteller: Putting Open Data to Work for your Community

Making a Plan for the 2018 National Planning Conference

Kick Start Branding for Your Next City Initiative with These 20 Questions

Celebrating KLA's DBE Certification

New Podcast: The Power of Participatory Budgeting

Download our New Storytelling Guidebook

Five Things to Consider for Your 2019 Budgeting

Conferences: Content + Connections

8 Lessons Washington, DC Learned about Community Engagement in 2017

Client News: Encinitas in Climate Action

5 Reasons We're Excited for 2018

SE Florida Climate Summit: Time to Act

Orlando and the Pursuit of a Smart City

Would you like to be a guest on our podcast in 2018?

Pittsburgh (New Podcast): From Industrial Center to International Sustainability Stage

Change: Must We? Can We? Will We? Questions from Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps Training

Making Good on Your Climate Commitments: How a Community Dashboard Can Help

Why Bonn Matters in Your Community: International Climate Policy, Local Governments and the COP

Flooding + Coastal Resilience on the Front Lines in Norfolk (New Podcast!)

New Podcast: Lessons from Houston on Flooding

With Debut of "An Inconvenient Sequel," Climate Reality Project Offers Tools for Local Climate Action

Take a 2-Minute Video Tour of our Sustainability Dashboard

Implementing Sustainability Plans: Hear from Richmond and San Antonio (New Podcasts)

How to Give Everyone a Voice at Community Events: Part 2

10 Best Practices: Giving Everyone a Voice at Community Events

How to Give Everyone a Voice at Your Community Events: Part 1

The Circular Economy: Phoenix Reverses Course on Waste

Trees: They Do a City (and Body) Good (New Podcast!)

Using Data to Tell Your Story (Repost from APWA Reporter)

New podcast: Facing Climate Threats Head-on with a Neighborhood Resilience Plan

10 Memorable Moments from APA

Going to APA #NPC17? Come See Us!

Apply What We Learned from the KLA Branding Exercise to Your Community Program

Podcast: Empower Volunteer Ambassadors to Fuel Your Community’s Sustainability Outreach

Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day April 22 (or June 17 or October 9….) in Your Community

Sustainability, Data and Public Health in Nashua

Public Works, Infrastructure and Sustainability: Perspectives from CA, NE and OR in new podcasts

Bush '05 + Trump '17 = Local Climate Action Now

New Podcast: Weaving “Sustainable ROI” into Infrastructure Decisions

Great read from a colleague: "8 Things We Can Do to Adapt to Climate Change"

New Financing Solutions Podcast: Will 2017 be “The Year of PACE”?

Preparing for the Unknown: The Importance of Local Leadership in the Trump Era

Introducing our new podcast focused on sustainability at the local level: SAS Talk with Kim Lundgren

Insights from the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference

How MA Keeps Claiming the Energy Efficiency Top Spot, and What Other States Can Do

A Public Works Perspective on Sustainability

New SAS Talks Podcast Series Kicks Off with Climate Resilience Focus

Tools: Where You'll Find the Action on Adaptation Planning

New Webinar Gives You Keys to the Sustainability Dashboard Kingdom

Female Power, Promise at Women's Entrepreneur Festival

Public Works Always There....For Your Bike to Work

Louisville Working to Keep the Heat on the Race Track

Houston flooding has climate resiliency lessons for us all

What Blew Me Away at APA: 5 Highlights from the American Planning Association Conference

What the KLA Sustainability Dashboard Can Do For Your Community

Spring Break 2040: How Climate Change Will Impact Family Trips to Florida

March Madness: These Teams Make One Shining Sustainability Moment Highlight Reel

100 Resilient Cities: How Hundreds More Cities Can Benefit