Combating climate change

Piedmont Environmental Council and Albemarle County Team Up to Share Latest Information on Expected Local Risks from Climate Change

Piedmont Environmental Council and Albemarle County Team Up to Share Latest Information on Expected Local Risks from Climate Change

In partnership with Albemarle County, The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) has developed a series of tools to help residents learn more about the local risks associated with climate change.

Albemarle Completes Land Use Buildout Analysis

Albemarle Completes Land Use Buildout Analysis

As PEC wrote in April, Albemarle County is in the midst of updating its Comprehensive Plan (known as AC 44). The first part of this process is a review of the County’s current Growth Management Policy. This step will investigate how the currently designated Development Areas could support future growth and if changes are needed.

PEC Calls on U.S. Senators To Stop Mountain Valley Pipeline

On Earth Day, The Piedmont Environmental Council joined 24 groups and 17 members of the General Assembly in a letter to U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner unequivocally outlining the environmental and social justice impacts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).

Eyes Turn Toward Richmond: What To Expect This Session

Eyes Turn Toward Richmond: What To Expect This Session

Beyond the biennial budget bill, where PEC plans to help lead the charge for increased and dedicated funding for natural resource preservation, there are a few key issue areas we’ll be watching closely over the next two months.

Book Reading, Signing and Q&A with Katharine Hayhoe, author of Saving Us

Book Reading, Signing and Q&A with Katharine Hayhoe, author of Saving Us

Join us Saturday, December 18 from 1-3 p.m. EST for an in-person book signing and discussion event with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and author of Saving Us. This event is brought to you by Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery, the Blue Valley Ladies Book Club, the Open Book, and the Piedmont Environmental Council.