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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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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.
Climate Solutions
Climate Solutions' mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment and bridging divides.
An Overview of Potential Economic Costs to Washington of a Business-As-Usual Approach to Climate Change
Building on a 2006 study, the University of Oregon issued an updated report in 2009 detailing the economic costs in Washington state of a “business as usual approach to climate change.”
Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.

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