Moving the Needle

Seattle's first citywide environmental accomplishments report

Moving the Needle Cover ImageThe City of Seattle has hundreds of environmental goals expressed in various plans, policies, and programs, which City departments track in many ways. Moving the Needle is our first step in assembling a set of high level environmental goals and accomplishments in one report for improved tracking and accountability. 

Moving the Needle details key goals for Seattle across seven areas (link to individual pages for more information): buildings and energy; transportation and land use; food; waste; water; trees and green space; and climate change