Use these resources to learn more about climate action at the local level.

PCA slide decks and videos

Check out the slide decks and video from PCA events:

  • Slide decks and video from Cities Climate Summit II held on May 11, 2019 on Mercer Island.
  • Cities Climate Summit Slide deck (25Mb) held on November 17, 2018 in Kirkland.

Other resources

We recommend the following resources:

  • The Carbon-Free City Handbook is an outstanding guide from the Rocky Mountain Institute (Nov 2017).
  • Portland, OR’s Climate Action Plan lists over 150 actions and indicates the relative carbon-reducing potential of the actions, along with flagging actions that can improve other environmental issues, the economy, health, and/or equity.
  • Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation, summary. This report maps seven critical areas for energy sector transformation and calls for breakthrough global climate action (Rocky Mountain Institute, Nov 2019).
  • Translating Climate Science Into Action, a blog post from C40 Cities that describes a couple of reports including For Cities By Cities: Key Takeaways for City Decision Makers from the IPCC 1.5°C Report. C40 Cities is a worldwide network of cities taking climate action and sharing information to increase the knowledge available to all cities.
  • Cascadia Climate Action Calendar lists important climate-related events in our region.