City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 15
Chapter 15.05
Section 15.05.010

Title 15 Environmental Stewardship

Chapter 15.05 Climate Change

Section 15.05.010 Acknowledgement of Climate Change
  1. It is the official policy of the City of Spokane to acknowledge and recognize the occurrence of human-caused climate change. The City also recognizes the vast scientific consensus regarding this matter, and acknowledges that the potential impacts of climate change pose a real threat to the health and well-being of Spokane’s citizens.

  2. It is the goal of the City of Spokane to incorporate strategies, both with respect to the City’s own actions and the actions of those within the City limits, to reduce Spokane’s carbon footprint and support local, state, and national efforts to limit the release of greenhouse gases (“GHG”) into the atmosphere, incentivize the growth and development of a local clean energy economy, and secure the economic benefits of becoming an environmentally-responsible, sustainable, and resilient city.

Date Passed: Monday, July 17, 2017

Effective Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

ORD C35519 Section 2