Climate & Clean Energy

Together, we are building a just climate movement that centers people and takes action to make systemic change that results in cleaner air and water, increased economic opportunities, and a more just and equitable Washington.

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Democracy & Voting

When more people participate in democracy, we have more hope for a healthier environment and communities. Civic participation is critical for advancing environmental protection, the health of our communities, a thriving economy, and education for all.

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Evergreen Forests

Together we can ensure Washington remains the Evergreen State by protecting state forest land, sustainably managing our private forest land, bringing new incentives and partners to the table, strengthening forestry issues in local communities, and holding our elected officials accountable.

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Fossil Fuels

The Pacific Northwest is the bullseye of the fossil fuel industry’s push to access Pacific markets. As a community and through our coalitions, our campaigns must remain strong to oppose the shifting efforts of the fossil fuel industry and protect our health, safety, and climate.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound and the larger Salish Sea are rich with ecological diversity and are the lifeblood for urban and rural communities that rely on the Sound for economic opportunity and a high quality of life. However, Puget Sound’s health has deteriorated, and we are working toward a recovery that leaves a legacy for future generations.

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Environmental Priorities Coalition

The Environmental Priorities Coalition is made up of more than 20 statewide organizations working to safeguard our environment and the health of our communities in the legislature. Every year, the Coalition comes together to select priorities to advance during the legislative session.

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There is no environmental justice without racial justice and economic justice.

WEC and WCV are committed to dismantling systemic racism and advancing racial equity and environmental justice in all we do.

Driving positive change for more than 50 years

Washington Environmental Council has been driving positive change to solve Washington’s most critical environmental challenges since 1967. Our mission is to protect, restore, and sustain Washington’s environment for all.