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File #: 2015-0252    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/2/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14449
Title: A MOTION adopting the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, submitted in compliance with K.C.C. 18.25.010.A.4.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips, Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Climate Change
Code sections: 18.25.010.A.4 - .
Attachments: 1. Motion 14449.pdf, 2. A. Strategic Climate Action Plan November 2015, 3. 2015-0252 legislative review form.pdf, 4. A. Strategic Climate Action Plan November 2015, 5. A. Strategic Climate Action Plan October 2015, 6. A. Strategic Climate Action Plan June 2015, 7. 2015-0252 Transmittal Letter.doc, 8. 2015-0252-SCAP presentation.pdf, 9. 2015-0252_Strategic Climate Action Plan - Overview - Kuharic - 9-14-15-final.pdf, 10. 2015-0252_SR_SCAP.docx, 11. 2015-0252_ATT2_AMD1.docx, 12. 2015-0252_Amendment_1.pdf, 13. 2015-0252_AMD2_Lambert_landfill-gas-emissiond.docx, 14. 2015-0252_AMD3_Lambert_TreePlantingTarget.docx, 15. 2015-0252_AMD4_Lambert_TreePlantingTypes.docx, 16. 2015-0252_RevisedSR_SCAP.docx, 17. 14449 Amendment package 11-2-15.pdf
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A MOTION adopting the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, submitted in compliance with K.C.C. 18.25.010.A.4.
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WHEREAS, K.C.C. 18.25.010.A.4. requires the King County executive to transmit to the council a plan by June 29, 2015 updating the King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, and
WHEREAS, with this motion, the executive has transmitted to the council as Attachment A to this motion the updated plan called for in K.C.C. 18.25.010.A.4., and
WHEREAS, confronting climate change through effective strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impacts of a changing climate requires an integrated countywide effort involving public, private and non-governmental partnerships, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan presents a bold course of action that will make progress toward achieving the countywide goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by eighty percent by 2050, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan identifies the county's top sources of greenhouse gas emissions and quantifies the greenhouse gas emissions reduction benefits of key strategies, and
WHEREAS, King County will continue to play a key role in the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration, whose members represent seventy-five percent of the population of the county, and which lays out a shared countywide vision for confronting climate change upon which the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan is built, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan strengthens the county's strategy to prepare for the impacts of a changing climate on local communities, infrastructure, economy, public health and safety, and the natural environment, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan advances King County's guiding principle of promoting fairness and opportunity and eliminating inequities by considering the equity and social justice impacts in its decision-maki...

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