Resources

Below are links to resources developed by the City of Seattle as part of our work on climate change: 

Carbon Neutral Feasibility Study

Getting to Zero: A Pathway to Carbon Neutral Seattle identifies a suite of ambitious strategies that demonstrate one potential pathway to carbon neutrality.

2006 Climate Action Plan

Seattle was one of the first cities in the nation to develop a climate action plan.

Economics Report on Climate Friendly Communities

The Office of Sustainability & Environment released a review of existing economics studies exploring the likely business impacts of creating climate friendly communities.

Seattle Transportation Plans

Road transportation accounts for 40% of Seattle's greenhouse gas emissions. Seattle's transportation plans identify improvements that also reduce emissions.

Transit Program

Making walking, biking, and riding transit the go-to travel choices in Seattle.

Bicycle Program

Using our streets to provide safe, affordable travel choices and that encourage people to get out and enjoy their neighborhood on foot or by bike. In doing so, we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve the health of or residents and make it comfortable for people of all abilities to move around.

Calculate Your Business's Carbon Footprint

Use an Excel-based tool to calculate the carbon footprint of your business. Make a plan to reduce carbon and save resources.

Seattle's Greenhouse Gas Inventories

Charting a path to carbon neutrality by 2050