“The Thurston Climate Action Team is a public/private partnership dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for Thurston County by encouraging, coordinating, and taking action on climate change. TCATs founding members include individuals serving on local jurisdiction governing bodies, along with citizen activitists, representatives of key planning entities in the county and the educational community. TCAT has identified three priority areas for its work
1. energy efficiency in buildings
2. transportation, and
3. land use,” quoting their website.
The Thurston Climate Action Team was introduced to the Yelm City Council at their November 24th meeting by Thurston Economic Development Council’s Executive Director Michael Cade seeking support from the City of Yelm.