Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.13
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date July 11, 2013
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Bowdoin College
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief summary of the climate plan’s long-term goals:

Bowdon has made a commitment to be carbon neutral in 2020.


A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:

Bowdoin's short term climate action plans include installing electrical cogeneration capabilities in the campus steam plant and solar hot water heaters on top of the main dining hall (both completed in 2011). Additionally there are several other smaller scale renovation and efficiency projects such as replacing traditional lighting with LED lighting around campus..


Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:
2,009

An indication of whether institution has made a commitment to reduce GHG emissions a specific amount by a target year:
Yes

List which emissions (scope 1, 2, and/or 3) are included in its GHG emissions commitment:
1, 2, 3

The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:
100

The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
June 30, 2008

The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
19,153 metric tons

The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
June 30, 2020

The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:

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