Climate Commitment Act

The Climate Commitment Act (or CCA) caps and reduces greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s largest emitting sources and industries, allowing businesses to find the most efficient path to lower carbon emissions.
The Climate Commitment Act (or CCA) caps and reduces greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s largest emitting sources and industries, allowing businesses to find the most efficient path to lower carbon emissions.

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Ecology issues the first Washington cap-and-invest offset credits

We’re starting off the year with big news for Washington’s carbon offset program! Read about how the offset program works and the different types of offset projects.

Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for Fall 2023

The cap-and-invest program team has been working hard! Check out what they've been up to this fall.

Stronger together: The promise of connecting North America’s clean energy leaders

On Nov. 2, Director Watson made a preliminary decision to pursue linking Washington’s cap-and-invest carbon reduction program to similar programs in California and the Canadian province of Québec.

Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for May 2023
With our second auction right around the corner, find out what else has been happening with the cap-and-invest program this spring!
Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for March 2023
Find out how the first cap-and-invest auction went and what other new big projects are underway!
Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for February 2023
We have liftoff! The cap-and-invest program officially launched on Jan. 1, so it's high time we filled you in on all that's been happening with the CCA!
Are Washington's climate policies working?
A review of Washington's climate policies, what they are, and their status.
Highlighting the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
We're putting the spotlight on our Padilla Bay Reserve and its stewardship of estuarine ecosystems in the Puget Sound region.
Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for September and October 2022
Find out what's going on in the Air Quality Program as we work to build and implement Washington's new cap-and-invest program!
Ecology celebrates Zero Emissions Day!
Today, Sept. 21, 2022, is the last day of summer. What better way to mark the occasion than to celebrate something else this date symbolizes — Zero Emissions Day! 

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