Reducing Emissions

Washington is a national leader in responding to the climate crisis. Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington Legislature have adopted a variety of regulations, programs, and initiatives designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 95% by 2050. 

Clean Fuel Standard

Learn how we are working to reduce carbon pollution from transportation.

Tracking greenhouse gases

We're working to slow the effects of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.

Zero-emission vehicles (ZEV)

Read about our work to adopt new standards for zero emission vehicles (ZEV).

Diesel emissions

We are reducing harmful diesel emissions by helping fleets use clean diesel technology.


Over the next four years, Washington will stop using hydrofluorocarbons in equipment and products.

Investing in cleaner transportation

Information about the VW settlements and how we are using the funds.

What you can do

Learn how you can lessen the effects of climate change by reducing your greenhouse gases.