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Elliott Bay, Magnolia Bridge, and the Olympics

Photo by Seattle Daily Photo

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Climate Change and Carbon Neutrality

Carbon Neutral Seattle

In 2010, the City Council established carbon neutrality as one of its sixteen Council priorities. This commitment builds on Seattle’s history of environmental leadership including efforts in 2000 to create the first carbon neutral electric utility, and the 2005 effort to get cities across the nation to commit to meet the Kyoto Protocol targets for greenhouse gas reduction and Seattle’s Climate Action Plan.

Seattle Climate Action Now

Seattle is taking action to prevent one of the biggest threats to the future our city and the planet - global warming. Through Seattle Climate Action Now, we are committed to leading by example and helping everyone in the city take steps today to reduce climate-changing pollution in their homes, at work and on the road.

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