Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.76
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Pennsylvania State University
PAE-5: Climate Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Erik Foley
Managing Director
Sustainability Institute
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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:

The development of a long-term greenhouse reduction goal is under discussion at the time of this report.


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

As part of the Finance & Business Strategic Plan Environmental Stewardship Key Initiative, in 2007, Penn State unveiled a 5 year plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 17.5% by 2012 (2005 baseline). As of the FY09/10 inventory, we are currently at 15.2%.


Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:
2,007

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

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