Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
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Dalhousie University
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rochelle Owen
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Dalhousie aims to reduce GHGs 15% by 2013; 20% by 2016 and 50% by 2020 below the 2008-2009 baseline year scope 1 and 2 emissions.


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

Reduce Greenhouse Gasses:
• Increase conservation behaviour
• Enhance energy, water and product efficiency
• Switch to low and no emissions fuel for energy
and transportation

Adapt to a changing climate:
• Increase energy security
• Outline EMO and communication plan (Figure 10. Climate Change Strategies)
• Improve resilience of natural and built systems to severe weather

Increase climate change knowledge:
• Teaching and research on climate change issues in all Faculties
• Offer experiential education programs to students and employees that increase knowledge of climate science and focus on changing behavior on and off campus


Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:
2011

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

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