Climate Change

In April 2018, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released an updated Seattle climate strategy to reduce carbon pollution from our transportation and building sectors and make Seattle a national leader in fighting climate change. The strategy is a set of short- and long-term actions that provide a roadmap for our City to act in the absence of federal leadership, particularly on leading contributors of greenhouse gases: transportation and buildings.

Climate Planning

Climate Planning

OSE develops policies and implements programs that reduce climate impacts from our transportation and building sectors.

Building Energy

Building Energy

OSE manages Seattle's Energy Benchmarking and Tune-Ups programs along with overall building energy policy development and ensuring City facilities are energy efficient.

Drive Clean Seattle

Drive Clean Seattle

Road transportation represents two-thirds of Seattle’s climate-changing carbon pollution. In addition to reducing the miles we need to drive to meet our daily needs we must electrify our cars, buses, and trucks to meet our carbon neutrality goals.

Resilient Seattle

Resilient Seattle

How can Seattle continue to thrive amidst ongoing urban challenges, prepare for sudden shocks and catastrophic events, and create opportunities for all residents to enjoy a prosperous, healthy, and high quality of life? This is what the Seattle resilience work is all about.