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Confronting climate change

Climate change is one of the paramount challenges of our generation; in King County, we are no longer predicting the impacts of climate change – we are experiencing them. Guided by the Strategic Climate Action Plan, King County is taking comprehensive action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and prepare our region for a changing climate.

King County is committed to reducing GHG emissions by 25% by 2020, 50% by 2030, and 80% by 2050, which is a shared regional goal adopted by the Growth Management Planning Council.

Featured resources

KC Strategic Climate Action Plan

Update on Progress

King County’s most recent Annual Report on climate change action, including a short infographic snapshot of highlights.

KC Strategic Climate Action Plan

Strategic Climate Action Plan

King County’s Strategic Climate Action Plan, its blueprint through 2020 for County action to confront climate change, integrating climate change into all areas of County operations and its work in the community.

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