The 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

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to the climate crisis.
  • 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. Working with local government, plan and implement county wide efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and monitor results.

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.