Why Climate Action Now?

Energy use is costly to your pocketbook and your environment. Burning fossil fuels for energy generates greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, which lead to global warming and climate change.

The governments of Jefferson County and Port Townsend, Washington, set a goal of reducing countywide greenhouse gas emissions to levels 80% lower than 1990 levels by 2050. Making this a reality requires individual commitment. We believe that the citizens of Jefferson County CAN rise to this challenge!

Why This Website?

This website provides the tools you need to save energy, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint — at home, at work, and on the road — with tools specific for Jefferson County, Washington. Try one or two, and you may be surprised to learn that saving energy doesn’t mean sacrificing quality of life!

If you’re new to the site, we recommend clicking on the Get Started Guide. We also invite you to subscribe to our blog and “like” us on Facebook to keep up with the latest news.

Another way to start is to try one of the Carbon Calculators on the web. Here are a few we found helpful, check them out and see where your greenhouse gas “contributions” are the highest! Then you can visit the various topic areas on the top of this page to get ideas for how to reduce in those areas.

      http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx

      http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/calculator

Disclaimer

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