Environmental Sustainability 

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Preserving the natural assets of our community and balancing the many interests of a rapidly growing region will allow growth to both nurture the environment and promote economic vitality.


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tactics for giving to support environmental sustainability
  • Support campaigns highlighting connections between the region’s environmental health, transportation and land-use planning
  • Support programs addressing transportation and land-use planning as a regional approach
  • Support organizations working on research, data gathering and community education around climate change policy
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Coalition Connects Transportation, Health and Climate Change Issues
Transportation Choices Coalition brings citizens, businesses and public agencies together to help improve Washington’s transportation system to meet the state’s growing needs. The coalition educates the public on transportation issues, policies, and projects and makes the connections between transportation, health and climate change.
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Climate Solutions
Climate Solutions' mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment and bridging divides.
The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment
An assessment of climate change impacts on Washington state through the development of updated climate change scenarios for Washington state and assessment of the impacts of climate change across sectors.
Sightline Institute
Sightline Institute, Cascadia's sustainability think tank, provides research and tools to help create a healthy, lasting prosperity in the Northwest.
Making Sustainability Legal
Sightline Institute's "Making Sustainability Legal" project is working to remove outdated rules that stop affordable, green solutions.
The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse
This study concludes that, when comparing buildings of equivalent size and function, building reuse almost always offers environmental savings over demolition and new construction.

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