History of the Climate Action Committee (CAC)
The joint Climate Action Committee (CAC) held
its inaugural meeting on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 3:30 p.m.
The CAC next met on Thursday, June 12, 2008.
The agenda featured representatives from the City of Tacoma who
described their year-long experience implementing a local Climate
The CAC next met in a special meeting held on
Wednesday, July 2, 2008. The agenda included a review of the
community-wide draft carbon emissions inventory, and a discussion of
the Work Plan leading to the Climate Action Plan (which is
anticipated to be complete in late 2009).
On July 30, 2008, the CAC met in a special
meeting. The agenda included adoption of the July 30, 2008, local
baseline Carbon Emissions Inventory, and also the adoption of a
framework for the CAC's Work Plan, which will lead ultimately to the
CAC's Climate Action Plan.
On August 27, 2008, the CAC held a regular
meeting, and began "brainstorming" a list of potential measures that
might be taken to reduce local carbon emissions.
The CAC held a regular meeting on Wednesday,
September 24, 2008, during which back- and forecasting tools were
discussed, and “brainstorming" continued on potential emissions