Greenhouse gas emissions in Thurston County totaled over 3.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (MTCDE) — 11.4 tons per person. Total emissions have increased since 2010 while per capita emissions have fluctuated between 10 and 12 MTCDE. The built environment — buildings and their related energy use — are the largest source of emissions, followed by transportation. These two sectors account for over 90% of emissions.
Thurston Climate Action Team
Sustainable Thurston Report Card
The Sustainable Thurston Report Card tracks how well the Thurston region is doing at becoming carbon neutral. The goal includes two targets for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions: