Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:30AM-5PM M-F

703-324-7136
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 533
Fairfax, VA 22035

Kambiz Agazi,
Director

Climate Action News

Three Brief Climate Planning Surveys Available Until March 14

Three
February 22, 2021

The Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination is pleased to announce the release of three online public surveys to capture the input and feedback of county residents and stakeholders on the development of a ...

Public Meetings To Be Held February 23 and 25

Public
February 17, 2021

The Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination announces two climate action public meetings taking place the week of February 22, 2021. These public meetings will provide residents and other county stakeholders an opportunity to hear from experts and to offer feedback on the development of the county’s first-ever Community-wide Energy and Climate Action…

Climate Action For Our Economy: Get Involved

Climate
February 16, 2021

The threads of the local, national, and international economic fabric are closely woven together – what we do on a local level can create ripples in the global economy. That’s why it’s imperative that we understand the risks climate change poses to the economy at all levels, and do what we can to control greenhouse gas emissions close to…

Climate Action For Your Health

Climate
February 8, 2021

There’s more to climate change than meets the eye. When most people hear the term “climate action” they think of planting trees, turning off the lights, driving clean cars, and buying less plastic. There’s good reason for these associations, all of these activities help to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, or address greenhouse gas…

Climate Action in Fairfax County: Be a Part of the Solution

Climate
February 1, 2021

In February and March 2021, the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination is conducting a public education and engagement campaign to raise community awareness of climate action in Fairfax County. The development of a Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) necessitates community involvement, and meaningful involvement…

The Results Are In: What You Said About Climate Action

The
January 15, 2021

In August and September of 2020, the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination conducted a round of outreach to the community to ask for your opinions on a variety of climate-related questions and concerns. The information you provided is being used to inform the development of the county’s first-ever Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan, or CECAP.

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CECAP 2020 Year In Review

CECAP
December 30, 2020

As we close out a year dominated by a massive public health crisis coupled with a serious economic downturn, it’s important to remember and celebrate our successes. 2020 marked the first full year of work on the Fairfax County Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan, or CECAP, to address greenhouse gas emissions locally.

From the kickoff in…

Monthly CECAP Update: November 2020

Monthly
November 25, 2020

Throughout November, the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) team of staff and consultants have been working to prepare for the initial meetings of the CECAP Working Group sector-specific subgroups, taking place December 1st and 2nd. Per ...

CECAP Process Update: October 2020

CECAP
October 30, 2020

Since its inception, development of the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) has been driven by the county’s interest in having community representatives bring their expertise, experience, and perspective to discussions about goal-setting and greenhouse gas mitigation strategies.

The COVID-19 pandemic required the planning process…

Monthly CECAP Update: October 2020

Monthly
October 30, 2020

In late September, the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) Task Force met to review the results of the public engagement that took place in early September, and to discuss greenhouse gas mitigation goals. The meeting was very productive and resulted in the Task Force making final recommendations for both a long-term target goal and an interim year…

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