Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Kelsey McCormick
Submission Date June 17, 2013
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Lawrence University
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kathleen Isaacson
Associate Professor / Chair Committee on Sustainability 2012-2013
Library
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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:

As part of the 2010-2020 strategic plan, approved by the President and the Board of Trustees, our goal is to reduce our carbon footprint by 25% below a 2003-2008 baseline by 2020.


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

To reach this goal, the university is focusing on energy conservation measures (a campus-wide HVAC policy that mandates a single temperature, individual electricity meters on residence halls, the use of LED lighting, etc) as well as energy production (a 3kw solar pv array that was installed in 2010, a 20kw array installed in 2011, and a 50kw wind turbine also installed in 2011.)


Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:
2010

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:
Scope 1 and 2

The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:
25

The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
Jan. 1, 2008

The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
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The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
Jan. 1, 2020

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

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