Clean & Prosperous Institute
(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
- 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?
Washington’s Decisive Decade: An Emerging Roadmap for Transportation Decarbonization and Cleaner Air
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.