Greenhouse Gas Inventory

The world's leading scientists agree that human-induced greenhouse gas emissions are a significant contributor to global warming and that reducing those emissions is one of the most significant challenges confronting the world today.

FCPS Receives 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Award

Fairfax County Public Schools is one of three recipients of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards for its outstanding efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and engage and serve underserved communities.

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to continue to take innovative and cost-effective steps to help our country achieve climate stabilization.  This policy is intended to prioritize the practices to be developed and implemented by staff members in order to address global warming and to meet other important environmental stewardship initiatives.  We are also committed to educating students and staff members in environmental stewardship responsibilities and to encouraging them to use their critical-thinking skills and communication skills to debate the appropriate measures we need to take in order to be responsible stewards of our environment.

School Board Policy 8542 - Environmental Stewardship requires an annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory report. Inventories are prepared annually. 

Annual Report


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