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Annual Climate Adaptation Plans and Reports

As directed by President Biden's January 2021 Executive Order 14008, major Federal agencies were required to develop an adaptation and resilience plan to address their most significant climate risks and vulnerabilities. These Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans were released in October 2021. As outlined in President Biden's December 2021 Executive Order 14057 and Federal Sustainability Plan, major Federal agencies were required to implement the actions identified in their October 2021 Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans and provide annual updates on progress made. On October 6, 2022, major Federal agencies released their inaugural Climate Adaptation and Resilience Progress Reports.

Sustainability Report and Implementation Plans

Department of Education's Sustainability Report and Implementation Plan for 2020

Annual agency plans summarize actions implemented to meet sustainability goals, progress, results, cost savings, and the agency's strategies for continued progress and performance improvements.

Download the Department of Education's 2020 Sustainability Report and Implementation Plan (PDF).

View previous years' Sustainability Report and Implementation Plans.

OMB Scorecard for Efficient Federal Operations/Management

By statute, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is required to publish agency progress and scorecards on Federal agency performance on energy efficiency and sustainability.

Agency Performance Data

The Department of Education' historical performance toward energy and sustainability goals are featured in the following categories. Click the thumbnails below to jump to each interactive progress graph.

Fleet Petroleum and Alternative Fuel

Source: Agency fleet petroleum and alternative fuel use reported to DOE-FEMP. Details and background data can be found on the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST)

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Source: Agency greenhouse gas emission are calculated from the agency submitted Annual Energy Data Reports. Details and background data can be found on FEMP's Comprehensive Annual Energy Data and Sustainability Performance data site.

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