Fairfax County is helping to lead a
national effort for counties to reduce global warming emissions 80
percent by 2050, an achievable average annual reduction of 2 percent. The
Cool Counties Climate Stabilization Declaration also urges the federal
government to adopt legislation requiring an 80 percent emissions
reduction by 2050 and calls for fuel economy standards to be raised to 35
miles per gallon within a decade.
About Cool Counties
For Residents and Businesses
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Templates to Becoming a Cool County
Fairfax County, working in partnership with the Sierra Club and King County, Wash., has produced a roadmap showing the kinds of concrete actions through policies and programs that counties can take to reduce their emissions, including seven key areas: energy efficiency, renewable energy, greening vehicle fleets, land use, transportation, water conservation and education.
County's Efforts at Becoming a Cool County
- Board of Supervisors' Environmental Agenda .
- Board of Supervisors Environmental Improvement Program
- Fairfax County Joins Cool Capital Challenge
- Board of Supervisors Adopts Green Building Policy
- Solar Energy Equipment Tax Form
Energy Explained --
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