Thurston Climate Action Team (TCAT) is a local non-profit dedicated to bringing our community together to reduce climate disruption — resulting in a healthy, just and prosperous future for all.

TCAT Goals

  • Minimize and mitigate the impact of climate change on Thurston County communities.
  • Minimize the increasing costs of energy, transportation and consumer goods for Thurston County residents.
  • Educate Thurston County residents on how to reduce their carbon footprint.

TCAT Priorities

  1. Energy efficiency and distributed generation
  2. Transportation
  3. Completing a community greenhouse gas inventory and climate action plan for Thurston County

TCAT Values & Operating Principles

  • Provide direction and leadership.
  • Take strategic action to leverage resources for the greatest possible improvements in our carbon footprint in a short time frame.
  • Build broad community participation from multiple sectors.
  • Build on, encourage, and leverage efforts of others.