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Becoming a Climate Champion

reba, March 17, 2017

Someone has said: “When times get tough, the tough get going.” For climate activists, environmentalists and all who care about creation in its infinite glorious expressions, these are troubling, difficult and painful days. Hearing the purported budgetary and policy amputations at the EPA and other government agencies portends ill for the future of all life…. Read more »

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“Fairfax County falls behind in addressing the climate crisis” – A Washington Post Op-Ed

reba, February 20, 2017

Ten years ago, Fairfax County pledged to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. The commitment, known as the Cool Counties pledge, was announced with fanfare and is still featured prominently on the county website. The goals of the pledge are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from public and private sources by 80 percent by 2050. The county’s… Read more »

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Faith, Policy, and the Environment: Interview with Supervisor Penny Gross

reba, February 16, 2017

Supervisor Penny Gross is the current Supervisor for the Mason district of Fairfax County, which she was first elected to in November 1995, and was re-elected to her sixth term on November 3, 2015.  Supervisor Gross also serves as vice-chair of the Board, as well as the chair of the Board’s Personnel Policy and Reorganization… Read more »