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King County’s 2020 Strategic Climate Action Plan Brings “More Equitable Access” to Climate Justice

by Jack Russillo


On Thursday, August 27, King County Executive Dow Constantine released the county’s 2020 Strategic Climate Action Plan (SCAP), a five-year blueprint to confront the effects of climate change in our corner of the Pacific Northwest. The SCAP is a living document that is updated every five years to help King County adapt its climate action priorities. 

The main components of the SCAP are to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in half by 2030, prepare for immediate impacts of climate change, and promote more equitable forms of climate justice. The plan was announced at a press conference at the Paradise Parking Lot Community Garden in Kent, with local elected officials and environmental organizers speaking about the issues associated with climate change in King County.

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