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

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: September/October 2021

Resilient
October 14, 2021

Since the last Resilient Fairfax monthly update, significant strides have been made toward the completion of major planning deliverables such as an audit of existing county policies, plans, and programs and a countywide vulnerability and…

Join A Resilient Fairfax Public Meeting October 14, 2021

Join
September 30, 2021

Members of the public are invited to join a virtual public meeting with the Resilient Fairfax team on Thursday, October 14 at 6:30 PM. At this meeting, attendees will be asked to provide feedback and input on the developing Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan. Resilient Fairfax is the county’s formal effort to address climate adaptation and resilience and to reduce climate risks to county…

Fairfax County Community Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Fairfax
September 14, 2021

First-Ever Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan Sets Ambitious but Achievable Goals
for County Residents, Businesses, and Other Stakeholders

FAIRFAX, Va. – September 14, 2021 – Today, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors accepted the county’s first Community-wide…

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: August 2021

Resilient
August 26, 2021

Fairfax County is not immune to the effects of climate change. We are already experiencing hotter temperatures, heavier precipitation and flooding, and increasingly severe storm events. In the face of these threats, it is important to be proactive and to strengthen our resilience. To that end, Fairfax County has launched an initiative to develop a comprehensive climate…

Incredible Irony: Refrigeration And Our Warming Climate

Incredible
July 6, 2021

It’s easy to take for granted the relief we feel when we step into a cool, climate-controlled building or room after being outside in the summer heat. Similarly, when we open a fridge and pull out a cold drink, we don’t often think about the chemicals powering this basic household appliance. We are fortunate in Fairfax County to have access to modern amenities such as central air conditioning…

Resilient Fairfax Online Public Survey Open Through July 2, 2021

Resilient
June 8, 2021

The Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination (OEEC) is pleased to announce the opening of an online public survey to assess climate vulnerabilities and risks within the community. This survey, which will remain open until 11:59 PM on July 2, 2021, is connected to the Resilient Fairfax initiative, a county-wide effort to increase the community’s overall…

Resilient Fairfax Public Meeting To Be Held on June 15, 2021

Resilient
June 1, 2021

All residents of Fairfax County and other county stakeholders with an interest in climate adaptation and resilience planning are invited to attend a virtual public meeting on June 15, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. This meeting will be held via Zoom. This is the first public engagement…

Fairfax County Launches Climate Adaptation and Resilience Planning Effort

Fairfax
April 29, 2021

Fairfax County is embarking on a formal effort to address climate adaptation and resilience. The newly launched initiative, known as “Resilient Fairfax,” will encompass the development of a comprehensive Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan for the county and the community as well as the implementation of strategies to reduce risk to county residents, businesses, and infrastructure. This…

CECAP Virtual Public Meetings To Be Held May 18 and May 20

CECAP
April 26, 2021

The Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination (OEEC) is pleased to announce two upcoming virtual public meetings connected with the development of the Community-wide…

Survey Says: CECAP Public Engagement Results Are In

Survey
April 19, 2021

In late February, the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination issued three public surveys to assess the priorities and preferences of Fairfax County residents and stakeholders about the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP). The surveys, which were generally designed to match the division of the CECAP Working Group, included both multiple choice and…

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