April 2020

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Can we still afford to fight climate change?

meg, April 29, 2020

April 29, 2020.  Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions submitted public testimony in favor of specific carbon reduction programs that help  Fairfax County save or leverage reduced funds due to the corona virus pandemic. Funding for environmental programs was reduced to 2020 levels in the FY 2021 Updated Budget Proposal. Public hearings on the updated budget are… Read more »

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Protecting #everyneighbor from toxic pollution

meg, April 29, 2020

For too long, communities of color in Virginia have borne a disproportionate burden of pollution. Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions joins with Interfaith Power and Light to celebrate passage of the Virginia Environmental Justice Act and to call for continued protections at every level of government for #everyneighbor. The importance of environmental justice has become… Read more »

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Sustainability Champions- Award Winners

meg, April 22, 2020

  On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is proud to announce the winners of our 2020 Sustainability Champions Awards. These annual awards, chosen by a committee composed of FACS leadership and prior award winners, highlight the people and organizations that have made significant contributions towards the FACS… Read more »

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Conservation Cafe, Meet the New Eco-Advocates

meg, April 7, 2020

Local advocacy efforts quickly transformed the Audubon Naturalist Society, Conservation Cafe  into an interactive online webinar held March 26, 2020.  FACS Advocacy and Community Engagement Manager Rebecca Mordini shared the mission and recent accomplishments of FACS.  With our many legislative victories, she emphasized the  impact of Virginia solar freedom legislation on Fairfax County initiatives. Our… Read more »