by Hans D. Stroo & Quintin Barnes on April 2, 2015

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Dive into & manipulate this data set illustrating Washington State’s carbon emissions by subsector. See actual changes from 1990-present, and projected emissions through 2050. What sectors & subsectors produce the most carbon pollution? Which carbon sources are going away and which ones are here to stay? Find the answers for yourself below.

You can also review the original report from Governor Inslee’s Climate Legislative & Executive Workgroup to get more context (page 49).

Washington State Climate Legislative and Executive Working Group (CLEW), Evaluation of Approaches to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Washington State — Final Report, October 14, 2013.