Everett City Council Declares Climate Crisis

January 30, 2020

Everett Government

Climate action plan

Click to enlarge to see the goals, strategies and actions.

The Everett City Council passed two resolutions Wednesday night. One, approving a climate action plan and two, a declaration of a climate crisis in Everett, Washington.

The City Council announced that it found climate change poses an existential threat to public health, safety and welfare. They also declared the emergent nature of this threat requires immediate and ongoing actions, including a transition to a clean energy economy and mitigation and adaptation strategies.

If you’d like to see the city’s climate action plan you can click here.

If you’d like to see the resolution declaring a climate crisis you can click here. (By the way a last minute motion changed the wording of the resolution from “emergency” to “crisis”.

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