(Formerly the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute)

Clean Prosperity means

Higher Incomes and a Cleaner Environment

Lower Costs of Doing Business

Reliable and Affordable Low Carbon Electricity

Less Spent on Energy - More Money in Consumer Pockets

Job Growth in Rural Communities

Thriving CleanTech Sector with Global Reach

Public-Private Partnerships for Maximum Effectiveness

Lower Traffic Congestion and Higher Productivity

Washington’s economy wastes over $20 billion/year in energy and congestion — almost as much as we spend on operating the state government.  We can strengthen our economic vitality while simultaneously slashing greenhouse gas emissions by using the methods of entrepreneurial businesses — pursue aggressive but achievable goals, leverage enabling technologies, and tune based on actual results.


Washington’s Decisive Decade

An Emerging Roadmap for Transportation Decarbonization & Cleaner Air

With the transportation sector accounting for 45% of the state’s emissions, it will receive the majority of upcoming investments from the Climate Commitment Act (CCA). We are firmly in the Decisive Decade for transportation decarbonization in Washington.

  • Where can we best invest CCA funds to both reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality?
  • Which projects will provide the strongest return on investment?
  • What metrics can we use to objectively prioritize opportunities?


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Washington’s Decisive Decade: An Emerging Roadmap for Transportation Decarbonization and Cleaner Air


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Policy Brief:

What are the facts about the Climate Commitment Act?

As the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) moves to implementation, many Washingtonians have questions about what it does and how it works. Policy experts from our research team at the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute along with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) wrote the definitive Policy Brief.

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Finding Common Ground on Carbon Reduction
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Business Thinking & Process
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