Climate Action Plan

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The Issaquah Climate Action Plan (ICAP) was born from community feedback to create a sustainable, livable Issaquah while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the local natural environment. 

Plan development began in the Summer 2021 following Climate Convening meetings with the community and adopted by City Council in December 2021. 

The ICAP is the culmination of analysis, best available science, community engagement and strategic problem-solving. The plan development involved community and stakeholder engagement to thoroughly ensure the adoption of a plan that meets Issaquah’s unique values and needs. 

The plan is centered on taking bold action while ensuring accessibility, affordability and equity through strategies, goals, multi-benefit actions and metrics to drive success through implementation. 

Review the Data


This dashboard visualizes the progress on plan implementation, as well as shares up-to-date data on current performance related to the plan’s high level goals. This dashboard is updated quarterly in January, April, July and October.

Focus Areas

  1. Overarching Climate Actions

This area focuses on reducing overall community greenhouse gas emissions. This is achieved through an emphasis on municipal leadership through reducing municipal emissions, regional collaboration and participation, and advocacy for state and federal climate policies. A priority of municipal leadership is local outreach and a strong emphasis on community involvement and education.


  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to a 2007 baseline:
    • 50% by 2030  
    • 75% by 2040  
    • 95% and net zero emissions by 2050
  1. Buildings & Energy
  1. Transportation & Land Use
  1. Materials & Consumption
  1. Natural Systems & Water Resources
  1. Community Resilience & Wellbeing

Get Involved

Browse the other Sustainability tabs to learn about ways to get involved.

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